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.

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.

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.

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.

Mapping the future for GeoPlatform.gov

Mapping the future for GeoPlatform.gov

Improvements to GeoPlatform.Gov include semantic search, application program interfaces, advanced developer tools and service monitoring and metrics.

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In Alameda County, a big data effort to prevent frequent ER visits

PreManage ED helps area hospitals share patient health records and other data in real time among their emergency departments.

2016 GCN DIG IT AWARDS

Recognizing the best in government IT

GCN dig IT Award nominations deadline has been extended to July 21!

Topic Resources

  • Understanding Data Center Modernization Options

    As government agencies modernize data centers, there are many options for complying with mandates, streamlining operations, and reducing costs. Cutting-edge technologies, such as Flash, paired with cloud operations, adds speed and efficiency. Modernizing data center management also can accelerate workload processing, optimize data analytics, and increase security.

  • Enabling the Data-Driven Economy in the Cognitive Era

    Government leaders have to consider and weigh many variables as they undertake the mission to improve the lives of citizens. They are continually challenged to improve program outcomes, optimize service delivery, and strengthen security, safety and resilience. They face these challenges knowing they have to build capabilities to identify hidden patterns, apply insight with speed and build knowledge that will better enable them to enhance and protect the economic vitality of the citizens and communities they serve.

  • Mission Possible! Your cognitive future in Government

    Welcome to the age of cognitive computing, where intelligent machines simulate human brain capabilities to help solve society’s most vexing problems. Early adopters in government and other industries are already realizing significant value from this innovative technology, and its potential to transform government is enormous. Currently, cognitive systems are helping government organizations navigate complexity in operational environments and foster improved engagement with constituents. Our research indicates that government leaders are poised to embrace this groundbreaking technology and invest in cognitive capabilities to improve outcomes for government organizations across mission areas.

  • Compliance is Made Easier with Certain Steps

    State and local agencies have to prioritize which regulations are most applicable and find efficient ways to ensure compliance—a task made more challenging by insufficient human and financial resources.


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