Data analytics professionals in the Federal government advised new data analytics teams to earn credibility in their agencies by finding a real-life problem and fixing it. “Pick someone in the C-suite that has a solvable problem and go do it,” said Kevin Garrison, chief of analytics at the Department of Defense, at MeriTalk’s big data webinar. […]

On Aug. 2, experts from the public and private sectors will discuss Federal big data management master strategies, the evolution of big data leadership, and the impact of big data on agency modernization efforts.