Persistent Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) is HARD because… well…. It’s HARD!!!

There are some pretty discouraging reports floating around about the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A). Significantly over budget and past deadline, this ISR system appears to be floundering. CTOvision Pro subscribers can read our assessment here: Persistent Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) is HARD because… well…. It’s HARD!!!

MegaTrend Update: Managing data to enhance sensemaking (Big Data)

Every challenge facing humanity is crying out for a need to better analyze data. Data exists that can help solve challenges faced in domains like the economy, jobs, healthcare, issues of war and peace, and the environment. Better ability to make sense of data can help the globe and this deserves more of our attention. […]

Big Data Use Cases in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community

With the urgent and important national security mission needs of the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community it is no surprise that technologists there have sought out new approaches to analyzing data. This paper dives into key Big Data use cases, providing context you can use in designing and fielding your own solutions or in […]

Interview of @Platfora by @SecureNinja at @FedCyber 2013

SecureNinjaTV’s Alicia Webb speaks with Reagan Kling about Hadoop and Big Data at FEDcyber 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Platfora’s mission is to empower customers to transform their businesses into fact-based enterprises. Platfora’s Big Data Analytics Platform masks the complexity of Hadoop, making it easy for customers to understand all the facts in their business across […]

Platfora: Clarity, Agility, Enhanced Mission Support From Big Data

CTOvision Assessment: Platfora is better than other current options for interacting with large quantities of data. They will be an incredibly positive force in the marketplace. For most enterprises they will be a much smarter option than going with the traditional “big iron” massively parallel processing approaches to data. Platfora works well with everything in […]

More On Becoming A Fact-Based Enterprise: Analysis of Your Infrastructure And Business Data With Hadoop and @Platfora

On 11 December at noon eastern Platfora’s senior director of products, Molly Stamos, will present a webinar outlining ways to conduct data analysis focused on enhancing business decisions. Specifically this webinar will dive into how the architecture behind Platfora can be leveraged quickly to enhance your fact-based decisions. Register here: From the invite: Know, Don’t […]