World Bank and GSA Discuss Data Center Optimization and Consolidation 9 June

  Learn best practices and lessons learned on data center optimization and consolidation from leaders who have proven past performance in this domain. Join Frank Butler of The World Bank and Dan Pomeroy of the GSA on 9 June at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner for a discussion of how they and their teams optimized […]

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”. […]

Fed Tech Roundup December 18

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  “Fed Tech Ticker” Battelle Names Suzanne Vautrinot, Kirkland Donald to Board; Jeff Wadsworth Comments The Life-Saving Train Technology That Congress Isn’t Fully Funding – The Atlantic Battelle pleased with PNNL federal grade – Tri-City Herald Fed Tech Roundup December 17 Emerging […]

Fed Tech Roundup December 11

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  “Fed Tech Ticker” FedRAMP at risk of being ramp to nowhere Going 100% SaaS Cyber bill vote in sight – FCW.com The Promise and Peril of Universal Internet – Nextgov Robotic vehicles drive battlefield innovations – GCN.com Launch delay won’t open […]

White House Tightens Security for Web Access

On Monday, 8 June 2015, Tony Scott, Chief Information Officer for President Obama, issued a memorandum that requires all federal websites and services to switch to HTTPS, a more secure method of connection than plain HTTP, by December 31, 2016.  This change means all traffic is treated as sensitive, rather than leaving it up to web […]

CTIIC to be a useful agency: Issues addressed by Former Intelligence Community Technology Leaders

Cybersecurity is one of the most important issues facing organizations today. It is so important that President Obama addressed it 20 January during his State of the Union address. The President talked about the urgent need to ensure that “no foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade […]