AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium 5-7 May 2015 at Baltimore Convention Center


If you’re interested in cyber security and operations at the federal level, check out the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.  This event combines the  JIE Mission Partners Symposium and the International Cyber Symposium to increase dialogue among key participants, broaden the involvement of essential stakeholders, and sharpen focus on critical issues. The agenda is packed […]

IBM Cognos: Established Business Intelligence Player


Cognos is a name that has been in the enterprise world since 1969. It has been in the business intelligence sector competing with capabilities from Business Objects, Microstrategy and Oracle. It was acquired by IBM in 2008 and is now referred to as the IBM Cognos platform. While still considered by many to be associated […]

International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) Recap #HPCMatters


16-21 Nov 2014 the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) was hosted in New Orleans and once again it did not disappoint! Each year this supercomputing conference brings together a large number of folks from the High Performance Computing (HPC) community, basically thousands of scientists and engineers that are doing really awesome things […]

How And Why Paytronix Used Pentaho and Cloudera


The video at this link and embedded below features Paytronix President Andrew Robbins in a discussion of big data.  You might not have heard of Paytronix, but odds are very high that they have touched your life at one time or another. Paytronix helps restaurants built brand loyalty through industry-leading reward programs, email clubs, promotional engines, […]

Big Data Integration Workshop on Dec 2 in Vienna, VA


This workshop is for real developers only. It will sell out soon. Please check it out now and if you need to be there register immediately. If you know someone else who should be there tell them to do the same. From: Big Data Integration Workshop Tue, Dec 2 — English — Vienna, VA  (22 […]

The Importance of an Online Encryption Policy


Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This quote summarizes the importance of online encryption policy and hands-on implementation within an organization. Though you may have the best IT department in the world and advanced computing resources, if there are no written methodical steps that will serve as guidelines […]