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My Top Three Articles Relating to the Federal Government From Last Friday

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · big data, cloud computing, current events, cyber-security, data, government, sensors, technology

On Friday, October 24, I was on the Federal News Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, along with Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs for Shaw, Bransford and Roth. You can hear the show, and see a picture of an old, bald guy standing next to Jenny, here. The format of the show is each guest […]

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AMARC Federal Big Data Summit Starts Today, June 19

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments · amarc, big data

Our Federal Big Data Summit starts today at noon at the Ronald Reagan Trade Center. Today is the AMARC/MITRE collaboration sessions. We have four moderated challenge areas which will produce a series of suggestions which will be turned into a publicly available white paper: Challenge Area 1: Big Data in HealthcareChallenge Area 2: Big Data Analytics and […]

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Everything in Government is Based on Data

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · big data

(this was originally posted on the Powertek Corporation blog at http://www.powertekcorporation.com/index.php/blog/162-everything-in-government-is-based-on-data) Data. Whether it is prefaced with “Big” or sometimes with “Open”, it is the lifeblood of government IT. We talk about using data to do Business Analytics. We write about XML and XBRL standards. There is a famous saying that “Everybody complains about the weather, […]

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Big Data in Agriculture

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments · big data

Interesting article on the growing amount of information being collected, much of it by sensors and thus automatically generated, in Agriculture: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/american-farmers-confront-big-data-revolution/2014/03/29/186e93ae-b74f-11e3-9eb3-c254bdb4414d_story.html?algtrack=cfrec-1&tid=btm_rex_2

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Is Big Data an Economic Big Dud?

August 18th, 2013 · No Comments · big data

An interesting take on the impact of Big Data, measuring it by its overall impact on the world economy. If Big Data is, in fact, important to improving business (or organizational) behavior, one would think it would have at least some measurable positive impact … There is just one tiny problem: the economy is, at […]

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Software Defined Virtual Networking (SDN), Nicera

April 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment · big data, cloud computing, government business, technology

I recently participated in a discussion with the networking team at VMware about network virtualization and specifically Software Defined Virtual Networking (SDN) which will support the efforts to virtualize servers and enable the centralization of data centers. From what I have seen SDN has the potential to change the way cloud services are implemented and […]

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Big Data – Is It A Big Deal?

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · big data, cloud computing, government 2.0, government business

<published earlier by FedScoop, http://fedscoop.com/big-data-is-it-a-big-deal/> In our increasingly fast-paced world, the buzz-word du jour, Big Data, looks like a winner of the fastest transition from cool, new, vacuous, poorly-defined concept to mainstream acceptance and implementation. A year or two ago if you had mentioned Hadoop, listeners would have thought you had the hiccups (or had […]

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Federal Countdown – October 5th

October 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · big data, government 2.0, government business, technology

Every now and again, I get invited to appear on the Federal Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, Friday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm on WFED radio. The focus of the show is to have two guests select their three most important stories about the Federal Government. The third most important article is discussed by each […]

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