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Oct 31, 2014



Stealing From Uncle Sam


BDX Forum


Join Federal IT experts and MeriTalk’s Big Data Exchange on November 19 to find out who is "Stealing from Uncle Sam" and how Federal agencies can use big data analytics to stop the fraudsters. Registration is now open.




Big Data for Society Discussion

You are invited to attend an event on Big Data for Society at the Embassy of France in Washington on October 9, 2014. The program includes discussions on data analysis in astronomy, big data for society, and EU-US collaborations on Big Data including H2020 funding from the European Union. Speakers and panelists from the OSTP (White House), DOE, NIST, NSF, LBL, IRIT, the EU delegation and Embassies of France, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and the UK will participate. Register now.


 IT Superhero Persona Quiz




Discover your alter ego. Take the IT Superhero Persona quiz. Then, recognize a real Federal superhero for a 2014 Merit Award.


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.




Show Me the Money



IT initiatives promise to drive cost savings, but most agencies are leaving money on the table.  Our study, "Show Me the Money:  The Key to Doubling Agency Savings," examines how to close the savings gap.

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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