Situational awareness for drone management

Situational awareness for drone management

By integrating various data streams, Simulyze provides a real-time common operating picture for unmanned aerial systems.

National lab mines operational  IT data to boost customer experience

National lab mines operational IT data to boost customer experience

Using Splunk’s IT Service Intelligence, the IT staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was able to see operations problems at a glance and predict future issues.

smart city

7 cities make the cut for Smart City Challenge

The Department of Transportation announced finalists for its Smart City Challenge from the nearly 80 submissions it received.

Measuring Massachusetts

Measuring Massachusetts' big data ecosystem

The Massachusetts Big Data project charts the growth of big data activity in the state.

NGA pathfinder social media explorer tool

NGA opens tools for faster analysis

Code for the tools developed by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency include those for analyzing social media, RSS feeds as well as satellite and spectral images.

EHR interoperability

ONC tool tracks work on health records interoperability

The Interoperability Proving Ground is a simple, searchable, open community platform for basic information on electronic health records interoperability projects.

Big data analysis gives Boston a better energy modeling strategy

Big data analysis gives Boston a better energy modeling strategy

Working with both MIT’s Sustainable Design Lab and the Lincoln Laboratory, Boston may be able to significantly cut costs and boost its energy resilience.

What separates big data ‘thrivers’ from ‘survivors’?

What separates big data ‘thrivers’ from ‘survivors’?

A majority of federal agencies have not yet established or leveraged big data expertise -- partly because of an imbalance in investments.

Agency dashboards added to

Agency dashboards added to

The federal website performance tracking site now features 10 agency-specific dashboards.

NASA tech could trim air travel delays

NASA tech could trim air travel delays

The Dynamic Weather Routes system quickly updates and analyses weather information to cut airline flight times and find alternative routes.

esearchers Review Cancer Data

Supercomputers enlisted in fight against cancer

The National Cancer Institute and Department of Energy will use exascale computing power to help identify patient-derived cancer treatment.

cities respond to DOT smart cities challenge

77 cities respond to Smart City Challenge

The winner of the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will receive more than $50 million in funding and support to improve its transportation network.

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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