Organizations Affiliated with the National Cancer Moonshot Can Now Leverage Advanced Machine Learning and Analytics and Interoperablity Solutions From Tamr

During President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address, Vice President Joe Biden was called to lead a new, national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer.  Last month, the White House announced a new $1 billion initiative to jumpstart this effort. Moonshot’s most valuable asset, and greatest challenge, is the volume and variety of “big cancer data”. […]

The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015

Are you looking for ideas on how to improve the security of federal systems? Cognitio’s founders have been responsible for guarding some of the world’s hardest-to-penetrate networks, including the classified systems that lets case officers in hostile countries communicate with headquarters in the United States, and the networks that provide real-time information to battlefield commanders […]

The Technology Related Content of the President’s State of the Union Address (software developers/coders mentioned for first time in any SOTU)

The 2015 State of the Union address was full of technology related content. Here are key takeaways from the perspective of a CTO: The President showed respect for something many American’s may not have heard of, but you dear readers know very well: Coding! In the context of education he remarked that “we’re connecting community […]

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do

Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. His insightful update below covers issues of interests to technologists in and out of government. -bg Sweeping change and open data are dawning for U.S. federal spending. On Thursday 10 April 2014 the U.S. Senate passed the DATA Act — unanimously. In […]

The Need for A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D

This CTOvision Pro produced analysis focuses on the technological needs for DoD in order to ensure a modern infrastructure while enhancing DoD ability to defend itself. It specifically calls for a shift in R&D spending in DoD. The Need For A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D: A concept piece for enhancing DoD cyber security posture […]

Innovate, Deliver, Protect and Analyze, the Path to Ideal IT

Steven VanRoekel gave an excellent keynote on Wednesday at the FOSE conference. Mr VanRoekel is a former Microsoft executive who has been in the Federal Government since 2009. He outlined the steps that he is pushing as the Federal CIO to improve IT throughout the government. He highlighted the pervasiveness of mobile technology, and how […]