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Federal Agencies Directed to Reduce their Workforces: Could Artificial Intelligence Soften the Blow?
June 26th, 2017
Artificial intelligence can fill in some critical gaps now that agencies have to function on both a reduced workforce and budget.
November 22nd, 2016
For more than 12 years – long before cloud became the standard – the United States Air Force has been reaping the benefits of the cloud.
October 13th, 2016
Pictures and video have long been effective weapons in the fight for national security. The information conveyed in a simple image – a freeze-frame of a suspect captured on video, the license plate of a car, the words on a street sign or on the side of a building – are an increasingly important part of research, security, and investigations at all levels of government. But the sheer volume of content makes it nearly impossible for analysts to review images and develop keywords for every frame to make analysis possible.
May 5th, 2016
Predictive analytics is helping analysts and decision makers go above and beyond the information at hand and provide a best assessment of what will happen in the future based on historical data. Its goal is to take the next step from descriptive analytics and leap to offering new insights that provide for better responses and actions to various situations. While machine learning is a critical part of advanced analytics, it’s crucial to remember that the point of the analysis is to position the data in the right way and get it into the hands of people who can process it.
March 24th, 2016
Open data has great promise to increase transparency within government, raise accountability for officials and agencies, and better engage citizens. While federal initiatives are well underway, the open data movement has a more profound impact at the state and local level where data has a closer tie to the community and citizens’ daily lives.
February 2nd, 2016
As the volume of IT solutions on the market continues to grow, it becomes more and more difficult to decide which tools will best serve the unique needs of your agency or organization. Agency data is growing at an unprecedented rate, and will continue to grow exponentially in 2016, demanding that IT teams find innovative ways to store and categorize these increasing data quantities. More, cyber strategy is constantly developing as new threats are discovered; in response, industry leaders continue to map attacks and develop methods of proactively detecting and stopping internal and external threats.
November 12th, 2015
While Tiffany’s may own the IP around the “little blue box,” IBM and Box are creating their own, bigger version that can contain something more valuable than diamonds – data. Carahsoft partner, Box, announced a partnership with IBM earlier this year that allows Box’s file-sharing service to integrate more tightly with enterprise content management tools. This alliance means something more than just a pairing of two companies and their tool kits; it suggests that cloud file-sharing is now accepted within enterprise.
October 2nd, 2015
Splunk, the leading platform for operational intelligence, will host its annual GovSummit on October 22 in Washington, DC. This one-day event brings together government IT, security, program, and management professionals to learn how government is using data today to make a difference in the future.