• USDA cultivates open data

    The Department of Agriculture announced highlights of its open data initiative as well goals for the next year.

  • N.C. joins states fielding live traffic safety apps

    North Carolina released a mobile traffic application that gives users live data on weather alerts and road conditions.

  • Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Waze will share traffic data with the city in an effort to improve signal timing and ease congestion.

  • Facebook launches social media tool for cybersecurity pros

    The ThreatExchange helps security professionals share threat information more easily, learn from each other’s discoveries and make their own systems safer.

  • ICMA, SAS offer government performance analytics tool

    The cloud-based Insights application runs comparisons on metrics gathered from police, fire, trash collection and other permit issuing agencies.

  • FCW announces Federal 100

    FCW announces Federal 100

    The Federal 100 awards are presented to government, industry and academic leaders who have gone above and beyond to shape how the government manages, develops and acquires IT.

  • Vs of big data

    Big data: How to know it when you see it

    Big data is often described by its Vs: volume, velocity, variety, variability and veracity.

  • Food safety agency plans online services to streamline press, public notice distribution

    The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service wants to upgrade its system to distribute publications in print and online.

  • organizations suffer from common data quality errors

    U.S. organizations say a third of their data is bad

    A global study discovers that organizations suffer from three common data quality errors: incomplete or missing data, outdated information and inaccurate data.

  • USGS releases open-source groundwater toolkit

    A new open-source toolbox will allow users to view and analyze groundwater information.

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  • Breaking down cybersecurity communication barriers

    Breaking down cybersecurity communication barriers