Big Data Exchange

A vertical community of Federal big data leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

big data

Formalizing the roles of Federal agency chief data officers (CDO) – a relatively new position for many Federal agencies – is well underway but still far from finished, two agency CDOs indicated on Sept. 16 at the Professional Services Council’s Tech Trends Conference. […]

Upcoming Events
milCloud

The milCloud® 2.0 Bootcamp Series continues – next stop, Fort Meade. Join DISA, GDIT, and MeriTalk for a one-day, hands-on milCloud® 2.0 workshop that gives mission partners a “look under the hood” and a chance to get an up-close understanding of milCloud® 2.0’s unique capabilities. We’ll spend the day drilling down into the latest networking, […]

The three biggest players in Fed IT – AWS, Dell Technologies, and GDIT – set the agenda for marketing programs and business alignment. Join 300Brand for a three-part lunch series – THAT’S THREE SEPARATE LUNCHES. Hear from the marketing leads for the big three. We’ll review priorities, programs, and the road ahead for 2020 – […]

Research
AI is Out There

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not a concept of the far-off future – it is something that’s happening in Federal agencies, state and local governments, and higher education institutions today. […]

Power of AI

Between February’s AI Executive Order, the creation of the Select Committee on AI, the launch of AI.gov, and a proposed $850 million toward AI research and development in the White House’s FY2020 budget, it’s clear the Federal government sees power and potential in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. […]

AI

After the AI executive order, DoD AI strategy, and recently passed OPEN Government Data Act, all signs point to real opportunity to liberate the potential of AI and other emerging technology. But, traditional environments (where agencies spend 80% of their budget) are not designed to meet data storage, management, and security needs at the scale required to support these technologies. How can agencies overcome this technical debt? […]

Past Events
AWS Pop Up Loft

The AWS Federal Pop-Up Loft is a temporary events and community space where public sector customers and partners can access AWS technical training, book 1:1 support with AWS experts, and enjoy co-working facilities with free coffee and Wi-Fi. The series of workshops and sessions are ideal for IT managers, system engineers, system administrators, and architects […]

FITARA Awards

FITARA Scorecard 8.0 is out — scores have mostly remained stable and no agencies received a failing grade. FITARA is a fixture in Federal IT and remains an important measure of how agencies are prioritizing modernization. Join Congressman Gerry Connolly and MeriTalk for a complimentary award ceremony and networking reception on September 10 at 5 p.m. to honor Federal IT excellence, based on the FITARA Scorecard 8.0 grades. […]

AI is Out There

Between February’s executive order (EO) and March’s launch of AI.gov, the administration has made it clear – artificial intelligence (AI) is not a concept of the far-off future, but something that’s happening in government agencies today. […]

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