Big Data

An Internet of Things Update – Plus the 7 Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: A new Federal Employee Defection and Fallout PulsePoll found pay freezes, the current political environment and the prospect of a better salary in the private sector are driving 50% of federal employees to consider employment outside of government. One in two government employees is considering leaving, what can the government doRead… Read more »

Implementing Big Data Projects: Lessons Learned and Recommendations

This article was originally posted by Dan Chenok on the IBM Center for the Business of Government blog. The the IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to present a new report, Realizing the Promise of Big Data: Implementing Big Data Projects. The report, written by Kevin Desouza, Arizona State University, provides aRead… Read more »

Clinical, Business & IT Leadership Collaboration Priorities for Innovative Health Organizations: Engagement, Outcomes, Data & Security

Please join in the discussion! HTRAC – HealthTech Research Advisory & Council MARCH 30 – April 1, 2014 – Astor Crown Plaza Hotel – New Orleans, LAhttp://midwest2014.htrac.org/ Clinical, Business & IT Leadership CollaborationPriorities for Innovative Health Organizations: Engagement, Outcomes, Data & Security Innovative Healtchare CXOs understand that a successful healthcare ecosystem requires collaboration from providers,Read… Read more »

All Politics Are Local, Does That Apply To Email Too? – Plus Your Weekend Reads!

The phrase, “All politics is local” is a common phrase in politics, coined by former Speaker of the U.S. House Tip O’Neill. The message is simple, a politician’s success is directly tied to his ability to understand and influence the issues of his constituents. The same is true for email. You have to target yourRead… Read more »

Unleashing the Power of Technology: Driving American Excellence through Innovation, Analytics, Efficiency, and Security

Please join in the discussion! GTRA Technology Council Meeting – Government IT Security Collaboration June 22 – 24, 2014 The Lansdowne, Leesburg, VA http://govtechcouncil.org/index.php/council-meeting/june-2014 Unleashing the Power of Technology: Driving American Excellence through Innovation, Analytics, Efficiency, and Security The GTRA Technology Council Meeting brings together an elite group of federal IT leaders who believe inRead… Read more »

Open Gov Defined – More Than A Noun, A Verb Of Gov Transformation

If you ask 20 people to define open government, you will get 20 different responses. The lack of uniformed definitions makes implementing open government services very difficult. It would be like asking a pastry chef to bake a cherry pie and then providing 20 different recipes. The chef would have no idea which pie youRead… Read more »

How to get a smart, lean gov – Part Two

Duplication and overlap is rampant in government. With budgets dwindling down more than ever, agencies are looking to cut costs. But collaborating across disciplines is difficult. That’s where the authors of Smart Lean Government come in. They have developed a novel plan for how to reduce billions of dollars in overlapping information technology services governmentwide:Read… Read more »

How to get a smart, lean gov – Part One

“Government is at a crossroad as it attempts to maintain basic citizen and customer services in an increasingly austere environment of “doing more with less”. The Smart Lean Government (SLG) Practical Guide has been developed to guide change agents as they shape and implement 21st century solutions. It highlights what needs to be done toRead… Read more »