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Computer Crashes Cause Disaster in the Hospital Setting

When the computer monitors whoosh to black in a hospital environment, mass panic is the natural reaction. In a world where everyone is so utterly dependent on computer technology,  a hospital can experience real difficulties when the computer system abruptly shuts down. Patient records, lab reports, prescription instructions and integral e-mails can all vanish in… Read more »

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Training Comes In All Forms

The following is an interview with Matt Schneider, Operations Director, U.S. Public Sector Collaboration, Cisco. To learn more about how your agency can excel with virtual training, be sure to check out our guide: The Virtual Training Playbook for Government. In the past 40 years training has undergone a complete transformation. No longer do employees… Read more »

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Space: The Next Data Frontier

The following is a case study from our recent guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government. On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first American to enter space. Shepard instantly became a household name, along with the federal agency that sent him there: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Riding NASA’s Freedom 7… Read more »

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Understanding the Universal Data Platform

The following is an interview with Dr. Greg Gardner, ‎Chief Architect, Government and Defense Solutions at NetApp. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  With government agencies creating more data than ever before, many organizations are leveraging emerging technology… Read more »

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Navigating the People, Process and Technology of Big Data

The following is an interview with Mark A. Johnson, Director, Public Sector Big Data Program at Oracle. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  Although big data has the potential to radically redefine government operations, organizations still face significant… Read more »

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Unlock New Insights by Breaking Down Old and New Data Siloes

The following is an interview with Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect at Software AG Government Solutions. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  With big data and analytics programs, agencies can reveal new insights and improve their decision-making process… Read more »

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Preparing for the Internet of Everything

The following is an interview with Kapil Bakshi, Distinguished Architect at Cisco. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  According to a recent economic analysis by Cisco, the Internet of Everything (IoE) presents a $4.6 trillion opportunity for public… Read more »

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Jumpstarting Your Big Data Campaign

The following is an interview with Webster Mudge, Senior Director of Technology Solutions, Cloudera. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  One of the challenges for any IT program is soliciting support from leaders and gaining executive buy-in. Although… Read more »

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5 GIS Themes to Watch

This morning, Jack Dangermond, Esri President, started off Esri’s annual Federal GIS Users Conference. Dangermond reminded the audience of the challenges that society faces today, and how geography is more important than ever before. GIS is a technology that enables organizations to find new value from their data. By visualizing information through maps, organizations can… Read more »