After 25 years, Census TIGER data still in demand

After 25 years, Census TIGER data still in demand

Developed for the 1990 population count, the Census Bureau’s TIGER data sets are still in demand as geospatial base data for new government and commercial mapping programs and applications.

Keys to effective open data portals

4 habits of highly effective open data portals

Data analysis software and other business intelligence tools can help create an open data portal that is both compelling and transparent, while saving time and money.

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded 10 contracts this year in a $1.1 billion drive to expand its geospatial resources and build a one-stop shop for data and apps for the military and intelligence communities.

Dell, CGI tee up cloud-based enterprise services

Dell and CGI announced a joint venture to offer virtual desktop, business analytics and identity management services to government and enterprise customers.

The FEMP Screening Map combines big data and geospatial technology to determine whether renewable energy projects are cost-effective.

Geospatial tool tests for energy cost sweet spots

The FEMP Screening Map, developed by Energy Department researchers, combines big data and geospatial technology to determine whether renewable energy projects are cost-effective.

A rendering of the Sierra supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

DOE invests $425 million in next-gen supercomputing

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced two new high-performance computing awards to put the nation on a fast-track to next generation exascale computing.

How the FBI plans to manage crowdsourced video

How the FBI plans to manage crowdsourced video

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a citizen-facing system to help with ingesting, cataloging and routing image and video content submitted by the public.

NYPA New York Energy Manager control center

Energy hub to improve efficiency in NY public buildings

The New York Energy Manager will provide real-time energy use and trending data for 3,000 state government buildings.

NIST lays out roadmap for cloud computing

NIST lays out roadmap for cloud computing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released its Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, a set objectives for the accelerated adoption of cloud computing in government.

Ways you can help secure the Internet of Things

8 ways you can help secure the Internet of Things

Government IT managers can help protect their agencies, its devices and the critical infrastructure by ensuring security is baked into connected systems.

Big Data to Knowledge

NIH invests $32 million to crack big data

The funding will support development of new approaches, software, tools and training programs to improve access to biomedical big data.

Agencies bring energy modeling out of the lab

Agencies bring energy modeling out of the lab

Armed with increasing amounts of data and computing power, agencies are building tools to inform decisions on energy efficiency.

Topic Resources

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