USPTO's Chief Data Strategist Tom Beach hopes big data will help the public better understand the patent-granting process.
When disaster strikes, first responders rely on data and communications to understand crises and make lifesaving decisions. Mobile security solutions and cloud computing are modern solutions that help first responders keep communities safe.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency says the idea is far from final, but is exploring the idea of trading decades' worth of its data to commercial firms in exchange for help with artificial intelligence and advanced computing algorithms.
Connecting sensors to the internet, collecting massive amounts of data, and turning it into intelligencethats what Bob Marshall aims to do as CEO of Earth Networks.
The Navy has just stood up a new “digital warfare” office, prompted by the notion that the service is awash in valuable, but largely untapped data in areas ranging from acquisition, maintenance and audit readiness to the ways it trains and equips its sailors.
Jim Board, director of Federal Enterprise Solutions at Micron Technology joins host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovations in storage. February 7, 2017
Dr. Steve Bennett, director of Global Government Practice at SAS, joins host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss advanced analytics, insider threats, data optimization, cyber analytics and big data. January 24, 2017
As far back as 2007, it became common place for federal agencies and industry partners to talk about the need to better align data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the government.
Few American cities are blanketed in smog any more. But just because New York isn't Beijing doesn't mean there's no room to improve air quality. That's why the EPA is launching a challenge to cities and towns across the country to develop plans for using air quality sensors in a big data sort of way. Robin Thottungal, the EPA's chief data scientist and director of analytics, joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
Of 20 daily suicides, six were users of VA services. On the surface, that looks like the VA itself is a factor in preventing suicide.
Dr. Steve Bennett, principal product marketing consultant at SAS, joins host John Gilroy to discuss biosurveillance, big data, old fashioned analytics, predictive analytics and advanced analytics. June 7, 2016
Agencies need data of all types and sources available for applications they might not have yet thought of. This year's email mandate is only the beginning.
Too few people really understand data enough to make use of it. The Commerce Department hopes to demystify data for program managers and other regular people with the Commerce Data Usability Project. Jeff Chen, Commerce's chief data scientist, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share more on the project.
Mixing up cause and effect or finding effect when there's no cause, this way of thinking is particularly reckless for federal agencies.