Data Integration

Groundbreaking SecureView empowers intell analysts, protects data

Developed by the Air Force Research Lab, Citrix and Intel, the system puts feeds from multiple networks on the same screen but prevents any data from being moved from one place to another.

What to do when data's too big to just transfer to the cloud

Some of the major cloud vendors offer a bulk import service that lets clients ship physical media to the data center where it can be uploaded, eliminating overly long data transfer times.

Platform gives agencies timely access to unified data

Information Builders' iWay 7 platform gives analysts direct access to information from any source with more than 300 pre-packaged integration components.

'Person of Interest' has the Machine, NYC has Dashboard

The Domain Awareness System, developed by Microsoft and New York City police, combines data gathered by 3,000 cameras and other sensors with crime data for a better picture of events as they unfold.

Fairfax County land-use solution puts big data on the map

Fairfax County built a big data application that lets agencies efficiently manage the complex volume of unstructured data that currently exists and allows for real-time search.

USGS team's digital topographic maps guide Mars Curiosity

Topographic maps, created by USGS, were critical in the selection of the Mars Curiosity landing site and the rover’s subsequent treks across the Martian surface.

Cracking big data for $3K and geek cred

Energy and NSF's Big Data Challenge sets a series of competitions, the first of which will pay $3,000 split at least three ways, but it's not about the money for contestants.