IoT: Is tech the easy part?

Federal information security experts warn that IoT technology is advancing faster than the policies to guide it.

NOAA DIVER platform for deepwater horizon spill information

NOAA opens data warehouse on Deepwater Horizon spill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration created an integrated platform for data collected from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

7 steps to a successful data science strategy

It's data science, not rocket science

7 steps to a successful data science strategy.

DHS looking to off-the-shelf tools for managing biometric data.

DHS looking to off-the-shelf tools for managing biometric data.

The Office of Biometric Identity Management solicitation seeks input on existing applications for a range of biometrics analytics, matching and management tasks.

Frustrated drivers in traffic jam

Big data takes on the traffic jam

Inrix’s new services will help transportation officials better understand GPS-data driven traffic patterns.

tips for getting started with the Internet of Things

Intelligence at the edge: 4 tips to begin exploring IoT

The Internet of Things can give government managers actionable information, rather than raw data, more quickly, which allows them to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

The image above, taken April 27, shows the site of a potential landslide blocking a stream in the Gorkha District of Nepal. It is an example of the kind of tools that are being used to target recovery efforts and speed assistance.

The many ways government tech is aiding in disaster relief

Imagery, datasets and applications have been enlisted in the response to the earthquake in Nepal.

Natural disaster

6 big data projects to aid disaster response

U.S. and Japanese researchers will partner to improve big data collection and analysis.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe: Virginia is getting serious about big data

Building on state's IT strengths, the governor pushes for public-private partnerships to increase analytics for bioscience.

What

What's holding back Hadoop?

A survey of data management experts finds that qualified staff and clearly defined business cases are the top obstacles to deploying the open source big data solution.

big data infrastructure

Big data must haves: Capacity, compute, collaboration

Advanced capabilities allow researchers to focus on their work, rather than on the tools that enable it.

NOAA

NOAA's no-cost plan to get more data into the cloud

Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, IBM, Microsoft and the Open Cloud Consortium will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration more effectively distribute its data.

Topic Resources

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    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

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    Moving to a fully software-defined enterprise takes time, and is typically done in steps: virtualization, cloud, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, the software-defined data center, and then full SDE. Slowly but surely, organizations are making their way. Download this infographic to learn how to overcome challenges and lower costs through SDE.