InfoZen President and CEO Raj Ananthanpillai and Susan Sparks, director of Solutions Engineering, join host John Gilroy to discuss DevOps, identity management, and software development. October 25, 2016
Some federal IT managers say there are simply too many tools in the playing field and not enough governmentwide guidance to implement them quickly and easily.
The Commerce Department is opening an online library of economic data. Commerce is partnering with the European Commission to stand up the open source tool, which will use R programming language to make it easier for people to search and organize the data based on their search.
The Environmental Protection Agency is using predictive technology and positive word-of-mouth to promote its big data projects — in the hope of encouraging other agencies to do the same.
George Young, senior director of Federal at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy to discuss data analytics and how his company can help your agency moved to the cloud. October 18, 2016
The National Archives is working on project trying to make the multimedia records of World War I more accessible to modern audiences. They’ve contracted Shiftdesign to create a new app called “Remembering WWI,” to help educators and history buffs make the war a little less forgettable. Jon Voss, strategic partnership director for Historypin, which is part of Shiftdesign, tells Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the project, and how NARA is helping.
For data-driven problem-solving to have continuing impact, it has to be baked into the bureaucracy.
The Department of Commerce announced it is taking the lead for the Opportunity Project, an initiative started by the Obama administration to use big data to create solutions for challenges like affordable housing, job opportunities and quality education.
Last month, NASA launched a web portal that lets anyone look over data and findings for the research it funds. The goal is to promote the open sharing of data, something the science agency sees as part of its mission statement. Dr. Gale Allen, deputy chief scientist at NASA, tells Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the access portal and what NASA hopes it will accomplish.
Neo Technology’s Emil Eifrem explains why graph databases are no longer the sole domain of enterprises and how law enforcement agencies and other government organizations are instead now using them to manage growing mountains of citizen information.
The General Services Administration is starting an interagency community on AI, to help agencies and private industry work together for civilian services.
The National Technical Information Service is getting ready to announce the names of private sector organizations chosen to help agencies meet their mission using big data.
The Cancer Moonshot initiative is increasingly relying on open data to link patients with treatments, but with that data sharing come questions of how best to protect confidential and personal information.
Harry Singh, the deputy associate director and deputy CIO of Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing, said his agency is building on the success of putting its enterprise resource planning system in the cloud.
As the federal government moves steadily, if not quickly, toward IT modernization and data-driven solutions, executives from fields other than IT are looking at how new technologies, like simulations, can benefit their missions.