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.
Federal government agencies believe that shared services should be a top priority in 2014, but a minority of those agencies have defined goals or objectives around shared services, a new study finds.
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The federal government is expected to invest over $18 billion in cloud computing by 2018, a new research study predicts.
It is mind-boggling how many ways government agencies can find to shoot themselves in the foot with the big data gun. They cover-up their activities even when the truth would serve them better. Here's what happened....
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.
You've known this for a long time, and now lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing about it: CIOs--in this case, federal CIOs--need more authority to fulfill the expanding demands put on them.
Some form of cybersecurity insurance has been around for a long time, and while the risk of cyberattacks has risen steadily, the market to insure against it has lagged. If your organization still favors risk acceptance and mitigation over risk transfer (insurance) when it comes to computer systems, it's in good company.
"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.
The federal government is awash in data, but it is having a tough time putting it to its best use.