A new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers finds that open data initiatives are advancing, enabling state and local governments to create innovative ways of delivering data to individual, business and government consumers.
The all-day event showcased the wide array of DARPA projects addressing national security challenges posed by the information revolution and the availability of sophisticated information technologies.
Trusted Information Exchange Service for Microsoft CityNext gathers data from hundreds of sources then filters the information by relevance and delivers it via dashboards, email, text or phone call alerts.
Field deployment allows data-management capability even when disconnected from networks.
In the last few weeks, talk of data transparency is working its way into the national (dinner) conversation.
A recent RAND report said that a distributed cloud system could help the Navy deal with its growing amount of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data.
The Postal Service inspector general's office built its own data analytics tool -- the Risk Assessment Data Repository -- to help investigators identify high-value targets for audit and investigation, reducing the time required to close a case and increasing the amount of money recovered.
The Catalyst supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is being made available to industry and academic collaborators to test big data technologies, architectures and applications.
Currently in private beta, the API links parking availability information from Streetline to mobile and Web apps, dynamic messages signs and in-car navigation systems.
Open data increases the possibilities that individual data sets can be combined and analyzed to reveal private or secure information.
With 60 sessions over three days, FOSE 2014 promises a balance of technology and policy designed to give agency managers a view of where IT is trending in government.
A public-private partnership in New York is bringing interactive smart screens to the streets to support open data, citizen engagement and a vibrant digital community.
The new Cray XC system will deliver 10 times the sustained computing capability of NERSC's Hopper system, a Cray XE6 supercomputer.
Even though some government agencies have built Hadoop solutions, it remains a source of confusion to many. In order to assess its potential, first learn the basics.