Posts By Skytland

Why You Need a Data Strategy

NASA has a lot of data. Understatement, right? In pursuit of its exploration mission, NASA has generated, collected and compiled a vast amount of data through the eyes of satellites, telescopes, robots, spacecraft, wind tunnels, laboratories and the cameras of astronauts that has helped us better understand Earth, other planets, and the depths of space.Read… Read more »

Open Government Community Summit hosted by NASA

NASA will host an Open Government Community Summit on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 from 9pm – 12:30pm at NASA HQ. The Open Government Community Summit Series is an inter-agency collaborative event hosted by a different agency each month, facilitated by the Open Forum Foundation. The September workshop was hosted by the EPA and the NovemberRead… Read more »

The Internet is now (officially) in space

Cross posted from Here on Earth, we’ve grown used to having the Internet available almost anytime we want it. As of December 2009, 74% of American adults use the internet. 60% of American adults use broadband connections at home. 55% of American adults connect wirelessly through laptops or handheld devices like smartphones. So, whatRead… Read more »

Government in the Digital Age

Over the past five years, I’ve watched as the public sector has become more comfortable with, and in some cases has even embraced and pushed forward, the use of “social media technology” and “enterprise 2.0 software” to transform the way government work is done. The promise of technological conveniences is truly enticing, especially to anRead… Read more »