The 2014 FedCyber Event will be 5 November 2014: Register now to ensure your seat

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The next FedCyber will be held November 5, 2014 in Tysons Corner VA. By Bob Gourley. FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost and Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges.

Top LinkedIn Groups in 2014 for Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science

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First, we found that growth slowed down in 2013 Q3 but resumed in 2013 Q4 and 2014 Q1. Here are the 10 largest groups (by membership as of March 31, 2014). Here are 10 groups with the fastest growth in the past 12 months (March 25, 2013 to March 31, 2014). Mar 31, 2014).

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2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners Announced

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Congratulations to the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and Honorable Mentions. Speaking at PentahoWorld 2014. We will announce the overall User of the Year at the Awards Ceremony at PentahoWorld in Orlando, Florida on October 8-10, 2014. By Bob Gourley.

Executive Level Overview of FedCyber 2014

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The video at this link and embedded below provides a short overview of FedCyber 2014. Our yearly event is a non-attribution session, and we are careful to respect that in this clip, but we do provide some context you may find relevant from the event.

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Federal Cyber Security Practitioners: FedCyber is 5 Nov 2014

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If you are a cyber practitioner with lessons to share or learn please sign up for our 5 Nov 2014 Summit. By Bob Gourley.

2014 Analyst Forum: Lessons Learned From The National Security Community

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— Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Joe Boutte (@joeboutte) July 30, 2014. — Joshua S Campbell (@disruptivegeo) July 30, 2014. — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

2014 Analyst Forum: Data Analytics and Ancestry.com

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— Trajectory Magazine (@TrajectoryMag) July 30, 2014. "Making — EM Simpson (@charlie_simpson) July 30, 2014. "Also, — EM Simpson (@charlie_simpson) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

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Analytics 2014: Insights For Mission Impact

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Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact. By Bob Gourley. We are partnering with the highly regarded community-focused United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to coordinate this event.

Pre-Event Video Context for FedCyber 2014

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The video embedded below and at this link provides some pre-event context on FedCyber: FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost & Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges.

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2014 Analyst Forum: Insights from Abe Usher of HumanGeo

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From the Twitterverse: First panelist on law enforcement @USGIF #DataAnalytics , Abe Usher, CTO @TheHumanGeo , lists his favorite things: "People, Data, Beverages" — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014.

Guidance Software Federal Summit 6 March 2014

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By Bob Gourley 2014 Guidance Software Federal Summit: Cybersecurity | E-Discovery | Enterprise Forensics.

@MeriTalk Hosts Data Center Brainstorm 13 March 2014

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Our friends at MeriTalk are hosting another brainstorm event designed to move the federal datacenter community forward on 13 March 2014. By Bob Gourley. Here are some details from: [link] datacenterbrainstorm.

Security Innovation Network Innovation Summit 17 July 2014 in NYC

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This post provides some additional information on a 17 July 2014 session they have pulled together in NYC, one that I believe will help the community collectively tackle some key issues. Here is more from the event site : Innovation Summit 2014. 17 July 2014. ITSEF 2014 Keynotes. By Bob Gourley. We have written before about the Security Innovation Network ( SINET ).

2014 Analyst Forum: Cyber Security Panel Recap

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— Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Matt Devost (@MattDevost) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry. On July 30 th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Academia, government, and industry came together to provide a comprehensive approach to investigating how we can better extract knowledge from information.

2014 Analyst Forum: Insights for Law Enforcement from Dr. McCue  

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— Trajectory Magazine (@TrajectoryMag) July 30, 2014. — DigitalGlobe (@DigitalGlobe) September 5, 2014. — Kirk Borne (@KirkDBorne) August 5, 2014. On July 30 th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics.

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2014: The Year of DCIM

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2014 is the year of DCIM – the year that DCIM will drive increasing business value for users, writes Gary Bunyan of iTRACS. And he asserts that DCIM''s that are "open" will be better to employ than those that are not. Industry Perspectives

12 Jun 2014 Webinar: Automated Removal of Advanced Threats

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By Bob Gourley. If you are a technologist you no doubt have thoughts about security and how to improve your approach to enterprise-wide defense. Odds are you have concluded that the only way to mitigate the threat is through automation. Right?

Learn Big Data Design Patterns in 11 Dec 2014 Webinar

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On 11 Dec 2014 we will be providing a briefing on lessons extracted from our research into the new Cloudera and Intel partnership. Please register for Architect To Succeed With Cloudera and Intel on Dec 11, 2014 10:00 AM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6278032536606988546. This presentation is designed to arm architects with the information they need to efficiently modernize and deliver cost-saving, mission-supporting capabilities to their enterprise.

The 2014 Analyst Forum Will Be Held 30 July in Reston VA

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On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston. By Bob Gourley.

Data Analytics 2014: Jeff Jonas and the Advantages of More Data

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The event was the 2014 Analyst Forum, a joint activity between the United Stated Geospatial Intelligence Foundation ( USGIF ) and our AnalystOne.com site (for an overview of the entire event see our recap here ). — Kirk Borne (@KirkDBorne) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

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Fusion-io Accelerates SQL Server 2014

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Unlocking performance gains for MS-SQL, Fusion-io announced that the ioMemory platform has been optimized for performance with SQL Server 2014. Big Data Microsoft flash fusion-io sql server 2014 Read More.

Technologists From Intel, Cloudera and CTOvision Delve Into Big Data Designs 11 Dec 2014

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On 11 Dec 2014 we will be providing a briefing on lessons extracted from our research into the new Cloudera and Intel partnership. On Thursday 11 December 2014, join noted enterprise CTO and publisher of CTOvision Bob Gourley, Cloudera’s Sr. By Bob Gourley. This presentation is designed to arm architects with the information they need to efficiently modernize and deliver cost-saving, mission-supporting capabilities to their enterprise.

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Exchange Lessons Learned and Use Cases for Big Data at Hadoop World 2014

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Strata + Hadoop World 2014, happening October 15-17 at the Javits Center in New York, is where data’s most influential business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers, and analysts gather to shape the future of their businesses and technologies. By Bob Gourley.

2014 Stevens Honor Award – Grandfather of the Internet, Dr. David J. Farber

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The Stevens Honor Award has been awarded every year since 1945. The award recognizes notable individuals in any field of endeavor and has been awarded to remarkable individuals, including aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky, and architect and inventor R Buckminster, as well as many more.

NIST To Hold Data Science Symposium 4-5 March 2014

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Please submit your topics in accordance with the below (From: [link] ): Data Science Symposium 2014. Location: The first symposium, originally scheduled for November, will be held March 4-5, 2014 on the NIST campus in Gaithersburg, MD. By Bob Gourley The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory is holding a Data Science Symposium we believe will be of high interest to the enterprise CTO community.

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Video From Samsung Knox Press Conference at Mobile World Congress 2014

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By Bob Gourley. At this link and embedded below is a video from Samsung which captures the new features of Samsung’s well engineered approach to enhancing mobile security. Look for my cameo appearance at 11:55 where say something I believe, but which must be totally obvious to you good readers.

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Actionable Insights From AFCEA Western Conference and Exposition 2014

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By ChrisScott This report provides actionable insights into the AFCEA Western Conference and Exposition 2014 (AFCEA WEST). The AFCEA West event was held 10-13 Feb 2014 in San Diego.Over 1,000 government and industry leaders met for this annual conference. The theme was: Shaping the Maritime Strategy: How do we make it work? It was refreshing to see our community […]. Big Data DoD and IC Government Government Acquisitions Research

Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond

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Highlighting the data center trends for 2014 and beyond will help you begin to formulate strategies and appropriately plan for the future computational and storage needs of your organization. Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically.

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Join 11 Dec 2014 Webinar For Latest In Big Data Design Patterns From Intel and Cloudera

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On 11 Dec 2014 we will be providing a briefing on lessons extracted from our research into the new Cloudera and Intel partnership. On Thursday 11 December 2014, join noted enterprise CTO and publisher of CTOvision Bob Gourley and Cloudera’s Sr. By Bob Gourley. This presentation is designed to arm architects with the information they need to efficiently modernize and deliver cost-saving, mission-supporting capabilities to their enterprise.

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Register for 12 Jun 2014 Webinar: Automated Removal of Advanced Threats

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By Bob Gourley. If you are a technologist you no doubt have thoughts about security and how to improve your approach to enterprise-wide defense. Odds are you have concluded that the only way to mitigate the threat is through automation. Right?

Strata Hadoop World 2014: Watch Live Streaming Here

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If you could not make it to Strata-Hadoop World 2014 in NYC you can still watch streaming video of the keynotes. To do that visit our Hadoop World video streaming page here: https://ctovision.com/strata-hadoop-world-2014-watch-live-streaming-here/. Be sure to bookmark it! Here is the schedule of keynotes: Thursday Keynote Welcome. 8:45am–8:55am Thursday, 10/16/2014. Roger Magoulas (O’Reilly Media), Doug Cutting (Cloudera), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting).

Tech Trends in 2014: Actionable Insights For Your Career

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What follows is an interview in which Lenzner comments on trends in the year that was, elaborates on trends for the year that is, and provides tips on how professionals and businesses can take full advantage of the trends that will unfold in 2014. Q: In your opinion what are the Top 5 anticipated tech trends for 2014? According to Gartner’s recent IT Spending Forecast in 2014 , IT spending will see a modest rebound to $3.8

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The 2014 Analytics Forum Will Be Held 30 July in Reston VA

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The 2014 Analytics Forum will be held 30 July in Reston VA. By Bob Gourley. Save the date! This event is focused on analytical insights for mission impact. The Analytics Forum is co-sponsored by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and the Analyst One website. The forum is the premier Big Data analytics event for mission-focused government and business analysts and executives. Stay tuned for more information!

Hugo Summer 2014 Update

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Hugo, the fast and flexible static site generator, is really coming of age. I wanted to give a quick update about the progress Hugo has been making over the past couple months. New Website. Hugo can now be found at [link]. Update your bookmarks. New Team Members. I want to formally welcome our newest team members. Tatsushi Demachi has been making excellent contributions hugo, particularly with extensions to the template capabilities.

An Update: A CTO’s Perspective On the USGIF GeoInt Symposium 14-17 Apr 2014

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By Bob Gourley. For a short update on some key issues to track, sessions to watch and tech to see on during the 14-17 Apr USGIF GeoInt Symposium see the video at this link (it is also embedded below): Thanks for watching! For more like this please subscribe to our YouTube channel. Related articles.

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What it takes to build a cloud organization in 2014

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Many enterprises planning a move to cloud-based systems believe a huge disruptive change in the IT organization is required as part of that shift. They call it "building a cloud organization." I blame this disruptive mentality mostly on the ongoing press coverage that calls for "the end of IT as we know it" or other silly events that won''t happen. Any time the analysts or press project absolutes, their predictions never seem to pan out. In the world of IT, we evolve. We don''t suddenly shift.

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Learn More About The Enterprise Data Hub With Doug Cutting 5 Mar 2014 in DC

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By Bob Gourley If you are a DC based technologist a great opportunity to learn from one of America’s greatest technologists is coming up on 5 March 2014. Doug Cutting, Cloudera’s Chief Architect and highly respected, community focused creator of capabilities like Apache Hadoop will be discussing the Enterprise Data Hub. The Enterprise Data Hub is a capability that can help enterprises address many challenges in a very cost effective, efficient and agile way.

FOSE 2014: The Nation’s Premier Event For Government Technology Professionals- 13-15 May

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Mark your calendar now, FOSE 2014 is right around the corner. It will be held 13-15 May 2014 in the Walter E. By Bob Gourley FOSE is the nation’s premier event for government technology professionals seeking insights into best practices. Washington Convention Center. We will provide more on the agenda as the event approaches, but we already know […]. DoD and IC

Dr. Dave Warner at the 2014 Analyst Forum: Dots are Stupid

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The event was the 2014 Analyst Forum, a joint activity between the United Stated Geospatial Intelligence Foundation ( USGIF ) and our AnalystOne.com site (for an overview of the entire event see our recap here ). — Trajectory Magazine (@TrajectoryMag) July 30, 2014. — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Seth Grimes (@SethGrimes) July 30, 2014. — Anna Kimmel (@Anna_M_Kimmel) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 

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— Trajectory Magazine (@TrajectoryMag) July 30, 2014. — Seth Grimes (@SethGrimes) July 30, 2014. — Seth Grimes (@SethGrimes) July 30, 2014. — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. Bray (@fcc_cio) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

Coming in 2014: Cloud Sprawl, Personal Clouds and More

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What does the road ahead hold for cloud computing in 2014? More cloud sprawl, personal clouds, evolution of hybrid clouds and much more. Cloud columnist Bill Kleyman offers his thoughts on the year ahead. Featured Cloud Computing predictions

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Request Your Invite to the 20 May 2014 Andreessen Horowitz Fed Forum in DC

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Tim Dombrowski, partner at the highly renowned VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, has just provided us with an update on their 20 May 2014 technology and government event. Tim writes that: We have a great lineup of speakers that have recently confirmed including Marc Andreessen, General Keith Alexander, Ash Carter, Adrian Fenty, Gabe Klein, Gus Hunt, Benedict Evans, Dr. Andy Ozment and Eric Rosenbach. There will be some great conversations around the im. To read more please log in. Login.

The Most Important Gov Focused #BigData Event of 2014: The 6 Feb @Cloudera Federal Forum

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By Bob Gourley I just had a chance to review the final agenda and list of attendees registered to attend the 6 Feb 2014 Cloudera Federal Forum. I am confident when I say this will be the most important, most action-oriented, mission-focused Data event in the DC area for 2014. Attendees have registered from every branch of government and from most every agency I can think of. Some of the most highly regarded people from the integrator community have also signed up.