“Some studies say that cruelty to animals is a precursor to larger crime,” so the FBI will now track animal cruelty in the same way it does armed assault, arson, burglary, and homicide. […]
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.
The Coming Analytics Wave: February 17, 2016 Advancements in big data and predictive analytics have granted agencies an unprecedented ability to leverage information, drive actionable insight, and treat data as an asset. Open source solutions, like Hadoop and similar data-like models, empower agencies to understand constituent needs and deliver personalized services – from real-time traffic and […]
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. […]
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) promises to be a lean, mean, cost-cutting machine, but what do Feds that are on the road to SDN say – is it all clear skies ahead? Can SDN live up to the hype? […]
Thank you for attending the Big Data Brainstorm on Thursday, November 19 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. At this full-day conference, more than 100 big data-fluent Federal IT professionals from a variety of agencies gathered to discuss all thing big data, including the power of predictive analytics, information and data governance, and the possibilities […]
The DATA Act – What Now, and How The third Big Data Exchange (BDX) quarterly meeting of 2015 focused on DATA Act implementation plans and strategies, as well as how agencies can work together to overcome cultural resistance and improve information sharing and transparency. Thank you to guest speakers Joah Iannotta, Assistant Director, Forensic Audits […]
Health Data Interoperability At the ninth MeriTalk Big Data Exchange meeting, guest speaker Erica Galvez, Interoperability and Exchange Portfolio Manager, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology discussed ONC’s Interoperability Roadmap, which will set standards for electronic health records (EHRs) and data sharing, and improve information security across the nation’s health IT infrastructure. […]