Words, rather than numbers, are proving key to bringing all federal agencies together in the push for financial transparency.
The proliferation of data at DOD, via mobile devices and other means, has enlarged the "attack surface" and rendered perimeter-focused defense virtually obsolete.
Open data holds the promise of connecting legislation in new ways, bringing federal, state and local laws together and automating compliance. But teaching machines to read law –- or lawmakers to read machines -- is no simple task.
The Defense Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center is meant to be predictive rather than reactive, with the help of advances in big data.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration must balance its treaty obligations to provide weather data freely to the world against the private-sector innovation that weather data property rights could unleash.
The new plan is for the National Technical Information Service to become a hub for open data, but some in Congress would still like to shut the agency down.
The intelligence community's research shop has released an RFP to help it make quantum computing a practical big-data solution.
Dubbed Big PanDA, Brookhaven National Laboratory's workload management system seeks to maximize Department of Energy supercomputer resources.
NOAA is harnessing the potential of the cloud – and the innovation of the private sector – to deliver its enormous troves of data to the public.
The goal is to be able to predict outcomes from terrorist incidents involving anthrax.
Greg Godbout's advice to agencies confronted with data-based evidence of a project's failure? Admit you messed up and quickly change direction.
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