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.

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.

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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!

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.