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Building a better agency through orchestration

Orchestration not only helps agencies solve problems and increase efficiencies, it breaks down silos and surfaces IT ecosystem components.


Blockchain for everyday efficiencies

The Postal Service and Treasury's Bureau of Fiscal Service are experimenting with blockchain to improve their supply chain and asset tracking methods.


Federal, state execs push for blockchain expansion

Agencies are looking to the private sector for interoperable blockchain solutions that cut across mission needs.

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Using blockchain to secure the 'internet of things'

Blockchain-based systems that check in for updates would help all IoT manufacturers secure their devices.

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DOD's growing interest in quantum and blockchain

The Marine Corps and U.S. Cyber Command are both exploring how quantum computing and blockchain could transform their business practices.

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Taking bomb disposal robots to the next level

The Office of Naval Research wants an explosive ordnance disposal "technician" with more dexterity and increased awareness.

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DNA: Nature's data center

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is looking for a new storage medium that can hold more data within a smaller footprint. Is DNA the answer?

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An early-warning system for WMDs

DARPA wants a real-time detection system to sniff out chemical, biological, nuclear or other potential threats.

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The 'fake news' challenge for first responders

A DHS advisory group offers tops on how local and federal emergency responders can leverage social media.

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Machine learning with limited data

The process of teaching a neural network to recognize an object or pattern typically requires a great deal of data. What if there isn't much available?

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Enlisting bots and blockchain for financial management

Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service is exploring how blockchain and robotic process automation can streamline labor-intensive tasks.

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DOE budgets for cybersecurity, exascale, quantum programs

The $30.6 billion budget proposal would invest almost $500 million for energy infrastructure security and $636 million to meet exascale goals.

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