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.

California lawmakers on Thursday passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, one of the toughest U.S. laws governing data privacy. The legislation specifically targets information companies, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, and AT&T–many of whom are headquartered in California. […]

Upcoming Events
Beyond Telework

The unemployment rate dropping to record lows is great news for jobseekers. Employers, including the Federal Government – the nation’s largest employer – have a somewhat different perspective – as this news signals even tougher competition to secure the best and brightest talent. Federal teleworking programs have long been heralded as a path toward greater […]

2018 Cyber Security Brainstorm

Federal IT leaders have said it for years: the biggest barrier to improving cyber security is a lack of resources. Now, with new funding allocated in the President’s budget and the passage of the MGT Act – coupled with guidance outlined in the Cyber EO and IT Modernization Report – agencies have a path forward. The new standard for Federal cyber security, driven by focused policies and increased budgets, is centered around modern tactics, secure devices, and resilient networks. […]

Research
Teradata

How are Feds utilizing big data to support new missions and encourage collaboration across teams? And, what will they accomplish with the flood of IoT data? […]

Vion Calling the Plays

Agencies are finding themselves inundated with structured and unstructured data – calling for a new Federal Big Data playbook. New roles, including the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Chief Data Scientist, have been created to help agencies manage and leverage their data. Are they making an impact? And, what are they doing to help? […]

Big Data for Better Decisions

Big data is revolutionizing intelligence, but the data analytics that drive intelligent solutions are no longer just an IT back-office support service – they are a mission function. MeriTalk surveyed 150 Federal IT executives familiar with their agencies’ big data strategies to understand the challenges they face when adopting and implementing big data solutions, and […]

Past Events
Akamai

Today, the traditional perimeter no longer exists – there is no “inside” or “outside” when it comes to detecting, defending, and deterring cyber attacks. Join us on June 14 at the Marriott Marquis in D.C. as we drill down on the strategies and solutions needed to support an agile, flexible, scalable – and secure – digital government […]

CCX Brainstorm 2018

Cloud computing is the engine accelerating modernization across government. Agencies want to put AI, IoT, and advanced analytics to work – and cloud is the quickest way to turn on these new services. And, with MGT now law, Federal agencies get to reprogram one-year savings to fund three-year IT transformations. That’s a game changer – it provides new incentives for agencies to accelerate change. […]

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