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May 26th, 2016
State and local agencies across the country are making conscientious efforts to meet the needs of citizens, whether it’s through better communication systems, opening county data, or enhancing public services with better IT.
April 25th, 2016
Furthermore, the department maintains a statewide video camera network that allows motorists to view traffic levels prior to travelling. With all these roadways to take care of on top of other critical duties, NDOT deals with huge amounts of big data; as such, they are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring the security of this information.
April 22nd, 2016
In talking about Big Data, experts commonly refer to the three Vs: Volume, Variety, and Velocity. In other words, IT leaders are concerned with managing how much data there is, how many different forms of data there are, and how fast it has to move or how fast their data is moving.
April 20th, 2016
Advancing agriculture in this day and age is no simple feat. Especially taking into account the rallying cry of keeping pace to feed a burgeoning world population – expected to exceed 9.6 billion by 2050 according to the United Nations. And never before has the value of research in agriculture been so paramount: the production of GMO crops; the ever-increasing threat of crop pests and diseases; animal health and welfare; and of course, Mother Nature herself. The agricultural industry must have access to data to understand, prepare for, mitigate, and learn from all of these impacts in order to achieve sustainable production.
March 2nd, 2016
Today’s data center is ever-evolving and integrates with a widely interconnected and increasingly virtual IT infrastructure. Users today are innovating in their data centers with the use of applied technology. Check out these 6 ways data centers are becoming more agile and secure.
February 10th, 2016
At its core, Big Data is the connection between data sets in an organization. Drawing these connections holds huge value for the organization, but it also can pose great risk in the case of bad actors. The key today is to take smart, proactive steps in order to mitigate the risks of Big Data. How are agencies doing this today? Two big words: Information Governance.
February 1st, 2016
Advancements in big data and analytics have given agencies an unprecedented ability to leverage information to drive actionable insight, to understand constituent needs, and to provide personalized services─from real-time traffic and weather updates, to neighborhood crime rate analysis and preventative health care research
January 26th, 2016
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was recently recognized as the overall winner of the 2015 Excellence.gov Awards from ACT-IAC. ORNL is the largest science and energy laboratory within the U.S. Department of Energy and was recognized for its Research Enterprise Solution (RESolution) Project.
December 18th, 2015
Big Data is something that all agencies have, but few are really taking advantage of or sharing with the public. Across many government agencies and organizations, IT leaders are being pressed to get data out of silos and find better, more integrated ways to present the information to employees and open it to the American public.