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Growth in big data draws women to statistics

The field of statistics is booming, thanks in large part to the increased need for data analysts.

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New cyber agency modeled on counterterrorism center

The cyber center, being announced today, is intended to give federal agencies a way to “connect the dots” on cyber-threat patterns.

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NGA banks on the power of transparency

Agency director touts data shared to combat Ebola, says open approach "is our future."

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Critical tech, reverse auctions and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OMB agrees to release government-wide data inventories

The "largest index of government data in the world" will soon be made public.

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DOD guide looks beyond FedRAMP protections

The guide follows up on a memo that defined responsibilities for Pentagon components that acquire commercial cloud services.

Strategy reflects heightened cyberthreat

A new White House document identifies cybersecurity as a pressing national security concern.

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ESRI, DISA, acquisitions and the cloud

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Navy intelligence challenged by big data

Rear Adm. Elizabeth Train says a common networking architecture is a pressing need.

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GovTV: The Navy's new robot firefighter

A prototype of the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot debuted this week.

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A CIO aims for extreme outsourcing

Joe Paiva says he wants his Commerce Department agency "to be out of the IT business by July."

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A FedRAMP ATO, defining info sharing and GIGO lives

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.