Tracking cancer in real time

Tracking cancer in real time

California is overhauling the way it collects information for its massive cancer database in the hope of improving how patients are treated for the disease.

Dashboards give Iowa broadband metrics at a glance

The Iowa Communications Network implemented real-time analytic dashboards to better monitor and respond to key performance indicators.

Data quality: Whose job is it?

Data quality: Whose job is it?

The IT department is usually held responsible for maintaining quality data, but those entering the data are not.

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

The GCN dig IT Awards: Deadline extended to July 21

There's one more week to make your nominations for the GCN dig IT Awards -- so please help us showcase the best examples of discovery and innovation in government IT.

NIST launches 3-D ballistics research database

NIST launches 3-D ballistics research database

National Institute of Standards and Technology’s 3D Ballistics Research Database uses an open-source-developed algorithm to more reliably link bullets to the guns that fired them.

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Commerce feeds swelling interest for data, tools

The Commerce Department has been building application programming interfaces to improve the usability of its agencies' data.

Not new, but different, data to improve health

Not new, but different, data to improve health

The Hewlett Packard Real-Time Health System prototype incorporates big data not commonly found in the clinical space to augment health records managed by patients' care providers.

Big data fueling operations, workforce efficiencies

Big data fueling operations, workforce efficiencies

When it comes to big data and analytics, agencies invest most heavily in operations- and workforce-related processes and cite the Internet of Things as a key driver, according to a new report.

2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

The GCN dig IT Awards: What makes for a great nomination

The nomination deadline has been extended to July 21 -- here's how to make yours count!

DARPA aims to manage satellite-saturated space

DARPA aims to manage satellite-saturated space

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s new Hallmark program aims to develop a testbed of tools to detect, track and identify all artificial objects in Earth orbit.

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White House data initiative takes on mass incarceration

The Data-Driven Justice Initiative brings together public, private and non-profit organizations committed to using criminal justice and health emergency data to reduce incarceration numbers and cost.

Two-pizza teams feed innovation at DIA

Two-pizza teams feed innovation at DIA

The Defense Intelligence Agency has adopted Amazon’s concept of deploying small, interdisciplinary teams to find innovative solutions.


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