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.

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!

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.

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.

NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

Analytics, visualizations, 3-D printing and a space plane!

NASA Space Apps Challenge produces six global winners from a pool of nearly 1,300 projects.

Disease detection platform maps Zika fast -- with surprising accuracy

Disease detection platform maps Zika fast -- with surprising accuracy

HealthMap automatically aggregates more than 200,000 data sources and uses natural language processing and proprietary algorithms to tag, filter, analyze, validate and map real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats.

DISA pushes analytic power to the tip of the spear

DISA pushes analytic power to the tip of the spear

Updates to the Big Data Platform will allow users to define a subset of data for analytic processing, write free-form queries and get results in user-friendly dashboards.


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