Posts Tagged: MarkLogic

Eliminating Data Silos—A Work in Progress

With the explosion of data in the government, increased collaboration and information sharing are important goals for any agency. Recent legislation, such as the DATA Act and the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill, provides extra incentive for agencies to achieve those goals. However, data often resides in disconnected silos, making that collaboration and sharing difficult.

Connecting Data Silos and Achieving Your Data Mission

During yesterday’s webinar “Connecting Data Silos to Create an Actionable View of Your Data” Nicholas Skytland, Data Evangelist for NASA, said it so simply, quoting Daniel Keys Morgan, “you can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” Data is an integral part of making any agency successful on all of its… Read more »

Open Data in Action: Industry Perspectives

What does a farming data app have to do with towing data? What does towing data have to do with data-driven marketing? And what does data-driven marketing have to do with the 2012 Olympics? Easy – they were all mentioned during valuable industry panels at the recent GovLoop open data training event. At the Tuesday event,… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of Big Data [New Report]

Big data has revolutionized the way government agencies store, manage and collect data. Agencies can no longer rely on stable and structured data as a means to meet mission need. The way citizens engage with government has evolved, and the kinds of data processing services available have changed. Today, agencies must be able to quickly… Read more »

A Visual Solution to a (Public) Big Data Problem

Data is very valuable to public agencies. Unfortunately, it can also cause problems. And when those problems interfere with your ability to process information in a meaningful way – either because the data is too large, coming in too quickly, or captured in a multitude of different formats – you have what is known as… Read more »

Big Data, Big Challenges

It’s no surprise to any of us by now: Big data is changing the way government operates. With the huge amounts of data that the public sector is collecting, managing and storing, agencies are devising strategies and approaches to utilize and create services geared to the public using this data. On Wednesday, nearly 80 government… Read more »

The Top 5 Insights from GovLoop’s Big Data Event: Examining the Big Data Frontier

Big data has officially hit the public sector. According to a recent GovLoop guide, “Big Data: Examining the Big Data Frontier,” 73 percent of surveyed public sector employees said they see big data as a viable tool for managing resources, budgets and cost. And 81 percent of respondents reported that big data has the capacity… Read more »