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  • Coast Guard searches for next-gen 911 data links

    The Coast Guard said it wants to build an interface to take advantage of geo-positioning and other metadata produced by 911 call centers.

  • DevOps defined

    Why DevOps is good for government

    When developers and operations staff work closely to continuously deploy and monitor applications they reduce the waste from hand offs and build quality – key motivators for agile and lean methodology.

  • Power BI expands access to data sources

    Power BI expands access to data sources

    The newest version of Power BI, Microsoft’s cloud service that lets users create, analyze and share data visualizations includes connectors to a variety of cloud-based data sources, including Data.gov, the main index of government open data.

  • Facebook launches social media tool for cybersecurity pros

    The ThreatExchange helps security professionals share threat information more easily, learn from each other’s discoveries and make their own systems safer.

  • Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

    Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

    Because tax fraud is pervasive, governments enlist identity verification technology to ensure refunds go to the correct taxpayer.

  • New Jersey opens regional Real Time Crime Center

    New Jersey opens regional Real Time Crime Center

    The Corr-Stat Real Time Crime Center will allow for state and local law enforcement agencies to access technology and information, with the ultimate goal of reducing crimes and improving citizens’ quality of life.

  • DARPA makes strides in searching the ‘deep web’

    DARPA makes strides in searching the ‘deep web’

    The Defense Department’s research arm has developed a search engine that lets investigators find and analyze data in the ‘deep web,’ a swath of the Internet inaccessible with conventional tools.

  • Esri offers ArcGIS in FedRAMP-approved cloud

    Esri offers ArcGIS in FedRAMP-approved cloud

    Esri, a leading supplier of GIS software and applications, announced its Esri Managed Cloud Services has achieved compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

  • DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

    DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

    The Defense Department released an updated cloud security requirements guide that outlines controls and additional requirements necessary for using cloud-based solutions within DOD.

  • DOE pilots big data infrastructure projects

    DOE pilots big data infrastructure projects

    Science data pilot projects across the Department of Energy are using supercomputers and ESnet to explore new approaches for collecting, moving, sharing and analyzing massive scientific datasets.