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Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?


If you are in or know people in government, non-profits or NGO’s that have leveraged Hadoop in service to missions please nominate them for recognition as part of the 2014 Data Impact Awards presented by Cloudera. 2014 Data Impact Awards. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO.

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The Data Impact Awards: This is the “academy awards” of data solutions


Editor’s note: Last night Cloudera held the 2014 Data Impact Awards. But I don’t care now, I’ve been on the stage in the big data community version of that gala. 2014 Finalists Announced for Data Impact Awards. Second Annual Awards Program, Presented by Cloudera, Honors Big Data Achievements. This year’s Data Impact Award nominees represent data-driven leaders across all sectors of business and locations around the globe.

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


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. Dr. Bray framed data analytics within a larger discussion of public service. In his experience serving the public, Mr. Bray has observed the increasing blurring of the lines differentiating the public sector, the private sector, academia, and nonprofits. By Shannon Perry.

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do


Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. Sweeping change and open data are dawning for U.S. Senate passed the DATA Act — unanimously. The House has passed the DATA Act twice already , so it seems likely that this bill will soon be on President Obama’s desk for his approval or veto. Mark Warner (D-VA) first introduced it , we now know what the final DATA Act will look like. By HudsonHollister.

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SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym


Previously, Deason worked for the data-processing firm MTech, where he was promoted to CEO at the age of 29. Before joining MTech, Deason worked in data processing for Gulf Oil in Tulsa, having started there as a mail clerk. “My Employing data mining, machine learning and other technologies as tools to respond to complexities of information security. Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Computer security Dallas Darwin Deason Deason George W.

Fed Tech Roundup August 20


Federal CTO Megan Smith to Receive Nonprofit Org’s ‘Charging Buffalo’ Award Sept. NIH funds new tools to crack genomic big data - Six Months In, White House Data Scientist Reflects on Progress - Nextgov. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. How to Get Ahead of 2016: Ensuring Federal IT Can Adapt to Leadership Transitions - Nextgov.

Expanding the AWS Cloud: Introducing the AWS Canada (Central) Region

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AWS data centers in Canada will draw from a regional electricity grid that is 99 percent powered by hydropower. Having the ability to provide these services locally enables Box to better serve Canadian enterprises looking for cloud solutions while ensuring their data is stored inside Canada.

BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! - A Screw's Loose

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It is freeing your data by building APIs to access it, involving identity management to make sure the right people can access the data through the APIs, and then building apps which are focused on the task at hand that allow the employees to turn the data into information that they need. Nonprofit HR. Big Data. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! by Brian Katz on May 30, 2012 · 6 comments.