The 2016 GCN dig IT Awards: Make your nominations today!

The 2016 GCN dig IT Awards: Make your nominations today!

Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.

R&D plan preps agencies for big data future

R&D plan preps agencies for big data future

The White House’s seven-step guide aims to help agencies effectively implement big data into their missions.

The predictive analytics arms race

The predictive analytics arms race

Agencies are mining data to fight fraud, but the criminals may have better algorithms.

panel on managing IoT risk hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies

How can we manage IoT risk?

A recent panel focused on government’s role in managing the risks associated with the Internet of Things.

DOD analytics

Big obstacles remain for big data analytics at DOD

Questions of data integrity, value proposition are still unanswered, Defense Department officials said in a recent panel.

8 tech trends driving public sector change

8 tech trends that will drive public sector change

Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report outlines the new capabilities in digital, cloud, virtual reality and analytics that will disrupt government operations in the next two years.

The Internet of Things or the Internet of threats?

The Internet of Things or the Internet of threats?

Despite the opportunities created by the Internet of Things, managing the accompanying complexity of networked devices will require tremendous amounts of interagency cooperation.

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Researchers from Penn State are developing a high performance computing-based framework to evaluate accident traffic data from police reports across California to find patterns related to deaths and severe injuries.

Getting big data out of the storage black hole

Getting big data out of the storage black hole

With fast data retrieval critical for real-time analysis, researchers are finding ways to access big data more quickly and efficiently.

NIST releases analytics roadmap for responder tech

NIST releases analytics roadmap for responder tech

The National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines research gaps and opportunities for effective use of data analytics by public safety organizations.

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.

social media mining

In-Q-Tel invests in social media mining

The CIA’s venture capital arm has taken an equity stake in at least four social media mining and surveillance firms.

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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