Steering clear of ‘Sneakernet’ at big-data scale

Steering clear of ‘sneakernet’ at big-data scale

To accommodate big data sharing and storage, agencies take to high-performance networks and clouds.

Watson, Twitter to help Smarter Cities Challenge winners

Denver, Detroit, Memphis and Rochester, N.Y., will get technology consulting services as winners of the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge.

Open data, analytics key to Police Data Initiative

Open data, analytics key to Police Data Initiative

The Police Data Initiative aims to accelerate the development of data transparency and analysis tools to build trust between local police and the communities they serve and improve internal accountability.

4 technologies that will power future NASA missions

In the recently released 2015 Technology Roadmaps, NASA outlines its goals for high-performance computing.

IoT: Is tech the easy part?

Federal information security experts warn that IoT technology is advancing faster than the policies to guide it.

NOAA DIVER platform for deepwater horizon spill information

NOAA opens data warehouse on Deepwater Horizon spill

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration created an integrated platform for data collected from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

7 steps to a successful data science strategy

It's data science, not rocket science

7 steps to a successful data science strategy.

DHS looking to off-the-shelf tools for managing biometric data.

DHS looking to off-the-shelf tools for managing biometric data.

The Office of Biometric Identity Management solicitation seeks input on existing applications for a range of biometrics analytics, matching and management tasks.

Frustrated drivers in traffic jam

Big data takes on the traffic jam

Inrix’s new services will help transportation officials better understand GPS-data driven traffic patterns.

tips for getting started with the Internet of Things

Intelligence at the edge: 4 tips to begin exploring IoT

The Internet of Things can give government managers actionable information, rather than raw data, more quickly, which allows them to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

The image above, taken April 27, shows the site of a potential landslide blocking a stream in the Gorkha District of Nepal. It is an example of the kind of tools that are being used to target recovery efforts and speed assistance.

The many ways government tech is aiding in disaster relief

Imagery, datasets and applications have been enlisted in the response to the earthquake in Nepal.

Natural disaster

6 big data projects to aid disaster response

U.S. and Japanese researchers will partner to improve big data collection and analysis.

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