Forbes: The Chicago Tribune published a great editorial this week about the rise of so-called “smart cities” and the promise and pitfalls of governments assembling ever-more detailed data spanning every moment of their citizens’ lives. The Tribune’s editorial was in reaction to the City of Chicago’s new efforts to blanket the city with sensors and upgrade to a more data-driven...
U.S. defense and intelligence organizations leverage
analytic tools to help gather intelligence, investigate and
deter a wide array of cybersecurity threats. Open source
intelligence (OSINT), a primary weapon in their arsenals, is
quickly evolving to embrace cloud technologies and cognitive
computing (artificial intelligence). These latest...
Agencies are quickly embracing modern technologies and
methodologies to increase time to market and decrease their
costs of mission critical applications. Among the leading
technologies being adopted is microservices with DevOps
being the contending new methodology to support it.
This webinar will explore the basics...
As federal IT organizations make progress consolidating and
modernizing their IT infrastructures, the impact of legacy
platforms, technologies and traditional data centers still
weighs heavy, along with each agency’s ability to attract
and maintain the skill sets and applications needed to meet
21st century requirements.
Because agencies typically spend 80 percent of IT budgets
managing legacy systems and only 20 percent on new
technology -- the more agencies can adopt agile application
development methods, the faster they will increase
efficiency and improve performance. Agility in software
development requires keeping code...
IT and security managers in the federal government—like
their private sector counterparts—are facing daunting
challenges when it comes to safeguarding data throughout
Trends such as the increased use of cloud platforms and
mobile technology, along with the growing sophistication of
attacks launched by hackers...
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