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.

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According to MeriTalk’s report titled “Navigating the Cybersecurity Equation,” government agencies are struggling to derive cybersecurity intelligence from big data. Federal agencies stated that the greatest challenge in data analytics is the overwhelming amount of data agencies have to sift through. […]

Upcoming Events

IoT – Unleash the Power of Big Data to Improve Government Outcomes More than any other tech trend, IoT will fundamentally change our society — from healthcare to law enforcement to environmental protection to transportation to defense.  And, the implications for cyber security cut both ways.  More than a pipe dream, IoT’s already in action in […]


From social media and Web 2.0 to hyperscale environments and a mobile workforce, data is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, the digital universe doubles in size every two years – and by 2020, it’s projected to reach 44 zettabytes. Are agencies ready for the data deluge? And more importantly, how can they store, manage, and protect their growing data resources? […]


Federal, state, and local healthcare agencies are struggling to balance enrollment benefits with a multitude of challenges. How much are these challenges costing America? […]


Agency’s are struggling to combat fraud and improper payments. What are Feds doing to fight this growing problem? What best practices and next steps? […]

Past Events

Big Data Innovation – Driving Better Decisions?: July 12, 2016 The White House, with input from 15 Federal agencies, has expanded plans to maximize the potential of big data with the launch of The Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan.  Agencies agree that big data can lead to further innovation and better decision-making […]


Out with the old, in with the news.  On Thursday, May 5, attendees got the inside track on this year’s editorial calendar.  Joined by MeriTalk’s Executive Editor Dan Verton; FCC’s Senior Strategic Advisor Tony Summerlin; and Cisco’s Senior Director and Strategic Fellow Alan Balutis, attendees learned how to distinguish themselves from their competitors amidst the […]

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Today’s public demands a high performance – and safe – web experience from government and public organizations. Join leading government cyber, IT, and web professionals at the 2016 Akamai Government Forum on April 21, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. for an engaging one-day discussion, where we will dialogue on the critical aspects – and tools – for safeguarding a dynamic government in our hyperconnected world. […]


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