David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 


On July 30th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Academia, government, and industry came together to provide a comprehensive approach to investigating how we can better extract knowledge from information (see our recap here). This post […]

Embrace DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development


As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools needed by their application developers. Mobile application developers are working with a massive variety of technologies and platforms, but one trend that stands out […]

Bring More Analysis to Your Data: learn key architecture lessons learned over breakfast in Tysons Corner VA


To register see: http://ctolink.us/1pTyvDk Cloudera Breakfast Series – Washington, D.C. Leading organizations are changing the way they think about data with an enterprise data hub and driving everyday decisions and actions, from fraud prevention to insider threat analysis to exploratory analytics, with new information and new insights. Transform your organization with an enterprise data hub and […]

SecDef Says World is Exploding All Over: Some thoughts for technologists


We have to assume all our readers, being the savvy connected people you are, are tracking the many concerning global events that appear to be happening with much more frequency. Humanity has a history of violence and some have postulated that what we are seeing now is just do to better coverage of events. Personally […]

Pursuing DoD Business? Here is what is driving major USN procurements


The following is a recap of Navy Gold Coast 2014, a Small Business Procurement Event.   Attendees were treated to some great presentations 11-13 Aug 2014 in San Diego as the Navy provided their assessment of upcoming opportunities to interested small businesses. This event receives great support!  The Honorable Sean Stackley (ASN R&D) addressed the group […]

Do You Have Contributions To Make To National Security? Attend 18-19 Sep 2014 Intelligence and National Security Summit


The inaugural Intelligence and National Security Summit will occur September 18-19 2014 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC. Two of the most highly regarded professional organizations in the national security ecosystem have combined to facilitate this event: the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). […]