Data collection and organization are important steps in becoming more data-centric. For data to truly be useful, it should be accessible to everyone.
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DoD is committed to managing its data as a critical part of its overall mission. By not treating it as a separate commodity, the department expects to make faster, better-informed decisions.
Before emerging technologies can transform an agency, the data has to be standardized, accessed and shared, directed by organizational guidance.
The amount of data that agencies need to find and parse through at any given time can be daunting. In addition to analyzing mountains of information, analysts need to determine how the insights they glean can improve mission operations.
Today, most government agencies have to deal with new data sources that are coming to them almost daily – social media, open data, sensor data, military intelligence or data from a sister agency. And the biggest challenge? Currently, the constant stream of data the government is receiving doesn’t fit in current geospatial tools.
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.
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 itsRead… Read more »
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… Read more »
We are all familiar of the story of the three little pigs. Each pig built his different house to the best of his abilities – one with hay, one with sticks and one with bricks. Despite their efforts, however, the pigs’ houses were blown down one-by-one by the big, bad wolf. When it comes toRead… Read more »
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 quicklyRead… Read more »