How to avoid becoming the next OPM

How to avoid becoming the next OPM

Platform analytics can provide state and local governments with both proactive detection and defensive threat mitigation -- and the information learned can be shared across departments.

GSA names leading edge technologies

The 10 technologies that will drive public-sector IT

A revised list of "leading edge technologies" for the Alliant 2 contract reflects the General Services Administration's vision for near-future IT.

DOE supercomputers get pre-launch tuning

DOE supercomputers get pre-launch tuning

Systems developers from IBM and NVIDIA will work with applications scientists to develop the tools, technologies and applications that will perform best on the supercomputers.

Immersive training platform runs on ‘gamer’s dream’ network

Immersive training platform runs on ‘gamer’s dream’ network

The Virtual World Framework’s immersive, virtual training platform runs on the Global Environment for Network Innovations.

NASA

NASA websites get Pluto bump

NASA’s websites drew more than 900,000 hits on July 14 when the New Horizons spacecraft passed Pluto and took pictures of the dwarf planet.

Boston builds out data visualization

Boston builds out data visualization

Boston is using Tableau Software to speed up inspection processes and improve government operations.

Indiana: A showcase for the integration of visualization, mobility and analytics

Indiana: A showcase for the integration of visualization, mobility and analytics

By harnessing newly available data, mobile tools, cloud technology and personalized responses, Indiana has made significant improvements in the effective delivery of government services.

NOAA’s weather data calls for clouds

NOAA’s weather data calls for clouds

NOAA is harnessing the potential of the cloud – and the innovation of the private sector – to deliver its enormous troves of data to the public.

Army develops new interface for intell image analysis

DARPA develops new interface for image analysis

Developed by a researcher at the Army Research Lab, the new user interface will help intelligence analysts more quickly search, filter and detect patterns in visual media.

DHS digs geospatial data -- but not for the reasons you might think

DHS digs geospatial data -- but not for the reasons you might think

Imagery is important, but the Department of Homeland Security is mainly focused on transactional data and the geospatial clues in cyberattacks.

How fog computing makes the IoT run

How fog computing makes the IoT run

The push to put processing power on the network’s edge can be a valuable complement to cloud computing.

IBM moves coplink to the cloud

Crime fighting data, software move to the cloud

IBM i2 COPLINK on Cloud gives police access to more than a billion law enforcement documents to help them uncover relationships and patterns when investigating crime.