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You can lead a horse to data . . .

The goal of a NASA lecture and lab series is to lower the point of entry for people trying to access data, and to teach them how to use it.

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NSA's Rogers: JIE crucial to cyber defense

The Defense Department's move to a Joint Information Environment can't come soon enough for National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers.

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A closer look at 'Map of the World'

As NGA's geodata platform matures, hopes for payoffs rise.

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NOAA embraces the business of big data

Building on a February RFI, NOAA has put together its big data partnership business model, mapping out a way for government and industry to take government data to the next level.

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Data mashups on a military scale

With threats growing more sophisticated, the Navy wants ideas on how to unify its troves of data.

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Continuous monitoring: Closer than you think

Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.

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SAIC looks to make cyber services easier to buy

A new cybersecurity consulting service bets on simplicity and automation.

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FDA backs off regulating medical device data systems

The Food and Drug Administration is treating the data systems and IT infrastructure that capture information from medical devices as low-risk, as a way to encourage innovation.

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HealthCare.gov report, cloud working groups at NIST, DynCorp wins again and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FITARA in the Senate, Eagle II protests, NASA access controls and more

News and notes from the federal IT community.

Learning to innovate like NASA

Start by thinking big. "There is always time later to rein in ideas to fit budget and schedule parameters," author Rod Pyle says.

Cutting costs with virtual conferencing

The space agency has years of experience in taking the travel out of meetings and events.