AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace

CTOvision

ScaleUP USA has developed a free “Artificial Intelligence for Government” program to help the government employees and contractors learn foundational skills around Artificial Intelligence and the unique challenges faced in using it in the government. Artificial Intelligence CTO Government

Divide (BI Governance From Data Governance) And Conquer

Forrester IT

Before you invest even 10 minutes of your precious time reading this blog, please make sure it's really business intelligence (BI) governance, and not data governance best practices, that you are looking for. BI governance is a key component of data governance, but they're not the same. Data governance deals with the entire spectrum (creation, transformation, ownership, etc.) Why is BI governance key to agile BI success? BI governance.

Government IT: How Government Agencies are Making Data More Useful

CEB IT

And government agencies are taking steps to provide more accessible and usable open data. The federal government has established sites ­such as the White House’s Github page and data.gov to provide open-source code and detailed data sets, respectively, to the general public.

AWS eyes Australian government growth

Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services is eyeing the Australian public sector for growth, with increased budgets and IT disasters in the past pushing government organisations towards the public cloud

Carahsoft: Trusted government solutions provider

CTOvision

They make it easier for government to interact with industry and make it easier for industry to understand government mission needs. We have been fans of Carahsoft since their earliest days. It is rare to see companies able to remove friction from business processes like they do. They sponsor high quality events that examine topics [.]. Services Companies Carahsoft

Data Strategy and Insights Forum: Data Governance Goes Ambient with a Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

Data governance is good for you, they said. Data governance de-risks your business, they said. It’s my guess that data governance is not, quite, working for you. data governance data management data strategy Forrester events

Finnish government scraps paper and digitises archives

Computer Weekly

The government in Finland is digitising 94 shelf kilometres of documents to save millions of euros and make the information easier to access

Government IT: Government Boundaries Are Blurring – And That’s a Good Thing

CEB IT

Internal and external demand is blurring boundaries that have conventionally delineated government IT teams from the rest of their agency colleagues. And, as a result, a more open – and accessible – government is beginning to take shape. Blog Government IT Information Technology

Decentralized Governance

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

CTOvision

Datameer has just announced their introduction of new data governance capabilities in a Hadoop environment. Datameer’s new governance module is designed to give businesses transparency into their data pipelines while providing IT with tools to audit diligently for compliance with internal and external regulations. Read more about Datameer 's addition of Governance tools for Hadoop here. Read about why Datameer 's Big Data Governance Matters here.

Establishing Authoritative Sources in Data Governance

Perficient - Digital Transformation

data governance components) of data governance, which can help drive better business decisions, enhance regulatory compliance, and improve risk management.

What Is The Difference Between Data Governance and Big Data Governance?

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below starts with a great question: What is the difference between data governance and big data governance? In this video, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training

Computer Weekly

Government launches £20m Cyber Schools Programme aimed at students aged between 14 and 18

Cloud apps need governance too

David Linthicum

After deploying cloud systems without cloud governance, many enterprises now understand why they should have implemented governance in the first place. Other items that need governance are service/API usage and databases, as well as a good interworking with a solid security approach and technology. . However, IT pros who have learned why cloud governance is a must typically believe it's merely an infrastructure play.

Government aligns data laws with GDPR

Computer Weekly

The UK government announces details of its data protection law that will align with the EU’s GDPR

Changing Change Management in Government IT

CEB IT

For government employees this can include navigating an administration transition , implementing a new policy, or adapting the organization in the face of funding changes. Blog Change Management Government IT Information Technology

Government IT: How Your Portfolio Management Needs to Change

CEB IT

Government agencies and others in the public sector still aren’t as good at IT portfolio management as they should be. To do this, government IT teams should start by using terms that their colleagues can understand.

IT Governance: Lessons from the Simple Sabotage Field Manual

CEB IT

It was distributed to disgruntled citizens of enemy states to help them destabilize their governments by taking disruptive actions. Blog Corporate IT Information Technology Information Technology Governance

Government IT: Four Tests to Help You Prioritize Resources

CEB IT

Far from resisting private sector influences as being irrelevant or unworkable in government, many government IT executives are using this as an opportunity to re-examine their function. Performing a governance function does not provide an IT team with carte blanche to impede delivery.

Why Interest In “Data Governance” Is Increasing

CTOvision

Our main focus is improving what is commonly referred to as "data governance." Interest in data governance has been increasing as suggested by this three year plot of Google searches (Plotted using GOOGLE TRENDS to search for "Data Governance" on June […]. Interest is Increasing I'm working with colleagues to improve how data resources are managed.

Artificial intelligence industry should get strategic government boost

Computer Weekly

The UK’s artificial intelligence sector will squander a historic lead unless government, industry and academia come together to give it cohesive support, says a government-sponsored report

Dubai’s integrated government on Gitex catwalk

Computer Weekly

At this year’s Gitex, Dubai's smart city project is showing off its successes in integrating government services

Government IT: How to Hire the Right Cybersecurity Workers

CEB IT

As President Trump brings the US federal government hiring freeze to an end – albeit with strict guidance to agencies to reduce the size of their workforce – one of the most in-demand sectors of the labor market will soon start seeing a flurry of recruitment ads again.

Facebook pledges to counteract government propaganda

Computer Weekly

Facebook has pledged to take action to stop governments exploiting its platform to influence opinion in other countries

Government Transformation Strategy to 'fundamentally' change the way departments operate

Computer Weekly

A background document seen by Computer Weekly outlines details of the forthcoming Government Transformation Strategy

Government must tread carefully on AI ethics

Computer Weekly

Science advisor Mark Walport voices concerns around transparency, accountability and personal security with regard to the use of artificial intelligence by the government

E-Government: A Graduate Class

CIO Musings

One thing I am working on for this fall that I am very excited about is a class at VCU that is near and dear to me: E-Government. The class title is INFO 691 Topics in Information Systems – Digital Government This class is about using information and communication technologies to provide government services. Students will review and assess different levels of government and their approach to e-government.

The Dutch government defines cyber threat actors

Computer Weekly

The Dutch government commissions the creation of a scientific classification of individuals and groups involved in cyber crime

Government announces autonomous vehicle contest

Computer Weekly

Business secretary Greg Clark launches a contest to access funding from the government’s £100m connected and autonomous vehicle funding pot

Twitter’s Fight for Transparency Targets the U.S. Government

CTOvision

American interest in online privacy and surveillance programs has jumped since Edward Snowden’s revelations about digital government surveillance in the United States. government. Big Data Cyber Security Government News Social Media Data Requests social media surveillance Twitter

Microsoft Intros Private Azure Government Cloud Connectivity

Data Center Knowledge

ExpressRoute for Azure Government available to agencies at Equinix data centers in Chicago and Ashburn Read More. Chicago Cloud Computing Connectivity Featured Government Microsoft Washington DC Area

Considering A Departure From Government Service? Look before you leap!

CTOvision

Now’s a good time to remember what’s good about Government work, and quit dreaming about what’s on the other side. Government Civil Service By ChrisScott. Last month I was approached by one of my favorite DoD colleagues, inquiring about opportunities “out there” in Industry.

VMware’s Government Cloud Gets FedRAMP Certification

Data Center Knowledge

Serious contender for government IaaS business joins short list of providers Read More. Cloud Computing Government Security VMware

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Information Governance – Essential Ingredient for Business Value

Perficient - Digital Transformation

To achieve this level of consistency and efficiency, as well as reliability, requires a robust Information Governance Program responsible for overseeing the environment. As I’ve referenced in previous blog entries, Information Governance can be defined as a strategic practice that defines Rules (inclusive of policies, guidelines, laws, etc.) form of government consisting of three branches – Executive, Legislative and Judicial.

Microsoft’s Government Cloud Comes Online

Data Center Knowledge

data centers, separated from non-government servers Read More. Cloud Computing Government Microsoft Dedicated Azure infrastructure hosted in U.S.