The open source gamification software tracks game elements (badges, points, tags) for work pages or apps and provides a framework for providing awards/points to users or teams.
The National Weather Service recently activated a system that quickly harnesses weather data from multiple sources, integrates the information and provides a detailed picture of the current weather.
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.
Lawrence Berkeley researchers were able to use existing data collected by the National Agriculture Imagery Program to analyze and display the albedo – or solar reflectance – of rooftops.
A team at the University of Illinois has developed tools to search the unstructured web that will make uncurated data accessible to researchers.
The National Science Foundation is funding development of middleware that would integrate high performance computing and commercial big data analytics tools.
Supercomputer company Cray won a $26 million contract from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program.
Genomic researchers compared two commercial cloud services, benchmarking their performance and cost.
Because no single approach can detect every threat, hybrid analytics can help IT managers uncover hidden, suspicious activities and see the bigger picture.