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.

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.

Emergency Room sign outside hospital

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!

DOD bringing recruitment into the digital age

DOD bringing recruitment into the digital age

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said he wants to reinvigorate the recruitment process with digital workflows and microtargeting.

Making big data more efficient and accessible

Making big data more efficient and accessible

To deliver big data effectively, agencies must implement networks that are highly agile, flexible and scalable.

NCI launches cloud-based cancer genomics data platform

NCI launches cloud-based cancer genomics data platform

With cancer data from 12,000 patient records, the Genomic Data Commons allows researchers to access, analyze and upload genomic data to advance cancer research.

NASCIO: Make a policy roadmap before venturing into the IoT

NASCIO: Make a policy roadmap before venturing into the IoT

A recent report by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers urges CIOs to get out in front of the Internet of Things.

water main break

Water delivery systems join the IoT

Verizon’s Intelligent Water platform leverages the Internet of Things to simplify data management, billing and infrastructure modernization.

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.

  • With Help From GSA, Agencies Get IT Fit

    The universe of IT tools developed to help government agencies achieve their missions is rapidly expanding. So, too, the means for acquiring them. GSA has moved to streamline acquisition of IT tools and services that combat cyberhackers, migrate operations to the cloud and use professional-services providers, to name a few.

  • 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.


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