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Dec 20, 2014



Join the Big Data Exchange for the next quarterly meeting on Wednesday, February 11 from 8-10 a.m. at The City Club of Washington at Columbia Square. Additional meeting details to come. 

This complimentary breakfast meeting is open to government attendees. RSVP to Liz Powell at or (703) 883-9000 ext. 159.





Stealing from Uncle Sam: A Forum on Fraud

"Stealing from Uncle Sam" took place on November 19, 2014, and examined who is "Stealing from Uncle Sam" and how Federal agencies can use big data analytics to stop the fraudsters.


Thank you for attending. View photos from the event. For more information, contact Liz Powell at (703) 883-9000 ext. 159.





Noteworthy: Watch Out for the Grinch

In this blog, MeriTalk's Bill Glanz examines the state of fraud, waste, and abuse in the Federal government, and what agencies are doing to fight back.



Five Ways Big Data Can Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

In this new series, MeriTalk explores Five Ways to tackle a different challenge in Federal IT. This post discusses how agencies can use data analytics in their fight against fraud and improper payments.


Open Data for Transparent and Effective Disaster Relief

In this blog, Joyce Hunter, deputy CIO for policy and planning, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), discusses the importance of real-time access to information before, during, and after a disaster.




The Big Data Cure

MeriTalk's study, "The Big Data Cure," examines the current and future landscape of Federal healthcare and healthcare research in relation to Big Data. Is Big Data the cure? Download the report to learn more.




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