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.
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.
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 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, developed by Energy Department researchers, combines big data and geospatial technology to determine whether renewable energy projects are cost-effective.
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.
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.
The New York Energy Manager will provide real-time energy use and trending data for 3,000 state government buildings.
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.
Government IT managers can help protect their agencies, its devices and the critical infrastructure by ensuring security is baked into connected systems.
The funding will support development of new approaches, software, tools and training programs to improve access to biomedical big data.
Armed with increasing amounts of data and computing power, agencies are building tools to inform decisions on energy efficiency.