Check out the federal governments data plans for the next five years, as outlined by a new report.
According to Paul Christman, vice president of Dell Software Public Sector, the challenge on the big data security landscape for the U.S. government is data from big data applications on mobile devices.
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It may come as good news to both parties then that the federal government can potentially see $500 billion in savings through the use of big data to increase efficiencies, according to a recent MeriTalk report underwritten by EMC Corporation. The report findings are based on the responses to the survey by 150 Federal IT executives.
"In 10 to 15 years, harnessing big data and turning it into knowledge to make better decisions will transform government and society. Use of big data will become standard practice in government," said IT consultancy group Deltek.
Earlier this week, The Washington Post detailed how the consumerization of the enterprise has finally reached federal government agencies. "The demand we are seeing now in the last 90 days has been