Cheryl Ingstad to present at AI in Government this Thursday

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Dr. Tim Persons at U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to present at September’s AI in Government

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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.

Beijing unveils plan for blockchain-based government

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The local government of Beijing released on Thursday a blueprint of its plan to implement a blockchain-based programmable government. Why it matters: This is the first time China’s capital city has […].

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

How Data and Analytics Leaders Can Master Governance

CEB IT

Forty-two percent of data and analytics leaders do not assess, measure or monitor their data and analytics governance, according to a recent Gartner survey. Those who said they measured their governance activity mainly focused on achieving compliance-oriented goals.

Software Acquisition and Practices in Government: Build or Buy?

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This post is the next in our series focusing on building vs buying software for government uses. Also see our CTOvision Study on Build Vs Buy in Government and How Do Leaders In Government Decide GOTS or COTS? The issue of building or buying software for government uses is one of the oldest discussion topics […]. CTO Government News COTS DIB GOTS SWAP

How Governments Can Unlock Blockchain’s Potential

CEB IT

Blockchain technology continues to be the subject of intense interest and experimentation in all industries, particularly in government. In 2018, two-thirds of governments were actively interested in blockchain, and 10% of governments were actually doing something with it. The cooling in the government space reflects a more reasoned and rational approach to blockchain,” says Rick Holgate , Senior Executive Partner at Gartner.

What Government CIOs Should Know About Digital IDs

CEB IT

Noémie’s story is a clear example of how digital identities can make citizens’ lives and interactions with government agencies easier. . By 2023, at least 80% of government services that require authentication will support access through multiple digital ID providers. To create a working and successful digital citizen IDs, government CIOs must focus on three things: governance, technology and user experience. Governance. Noémi lives in France.

Top Trends From Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Government Technology, 2019

CEB IT

Digital twins of government that do exactly that are starting to appear in jurisdictions around the globe. A new addition to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Government Technology this year, digital twins of government are models of major systems, such as a road network or a water system, that allow agencies to manage, monitor and maintain them. Government CIOs can use this research to gauge relative risk and timing for investment in emerging technologies. “At

Oki Mek to present at June?s AI in Government Event

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AI in Government is where those working in and with the government get together to network, discuss, and interact on topics relating to AI, machine learning, and cognitive technologies. Artificial Intelligence Events Government NewsThis […].

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace

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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

Technology Trends for the Future of Government

CEB IT

Forward-looking government officials know that, in a digital society , “Policy is the technology and technology is the policy.” Any government service delivered at scale is underpinned by a host of technologies. Implementing a digital government strategy is a journey that will span multiple budget cycles and political administrations. Gartner's top strategic technology trends for government. Digital government is not a “set and forget” investment.

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Ms. Eileen Vidrine, Chief Data Officer at US Air Force and US Space Force to Present at October 2020 AI in Government

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AI in Government is where those working in and with the government get together to network, discuss, and interact on topics relating to AI, machine learning, and cognitive technologies.

The Need for AI Governance in Healthcare

CEB IT

The more activity there is around using AI in healthcare, the greater the need for HDOs to establish AI governance. “AI AI governance is necessary, especially for clinical applications of the technology,” says Laura Craft , VP Analyst at Gartner. Establish an AI governance council. AI governance need not be separate from an existing leadership body of authority. Whether through an existing or separate council, successful AI governance includes four pillars: .

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

David Linthicum

The solution is cloud cost governance, which most enterprises are not employing today. The many cloud cost governance tools on the market run inside of the public clouds themselves, as well as on third-party platforms, both cloud-based and not. Enterprises across the globe dished out a record $107 billion for cloud computing infrastructure services in 2019. This is up 37 percent from the previous year, according to a new report released by analyst firm Canalys.

How Veritone Uses AI To Help The Government Extract Value From Data

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Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence Companies Big Data and Analytics News AI artificial intelligence Data facial recognition government machine learning ML NLP transcription VeritoneTired of boring presentations and powerpoint slides? So were we! So, Cognilytica recently launched our AI Demo Showcase to give companies an opportunity to demo their products in an interactive […].

Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

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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.

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment

CEB IT

Yet, many national and regional governments and agencies remain in the adoption or policymaking phase. . Although government CIOs who have safely migrated encountered challenges — such as a lack of an enterprise cloud strategy , internal skills or access to an external talent pool — they succeeded nonetheless.”. The next step for government CIOs: Optimize your cloud adoption by learning how to enhance its deployment.

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. Second, as other government organizations and third parties increasingly rely on government data, the information must be managed in a way that makes it as useful as possible in so many different scenarios.

Meeting Exposes Shortcomings In Government’s AI Plans

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Governments around the world are getting increasingly more […]. Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes about the White House’s plans to support and grow the AI industry in the United States. Artificial Intelligence AI forbes machine learning ML news ronald schmelzer

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.

Carahsoft: Trusted government solutions provider

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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

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.

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

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.

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. Some government agencies are already taking advantage of the blurry boundaries trend. 18F is also working on a shared authentication platform for users who need to log into federal websites for government services.

To harness the AI age, governments must keep these 7 factors in mind

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Read Vilas Dhar and Kay Firth-Butterfield explain the seven factors that could be holding countries back and limiting AI advancement on the World Economic Forum blog: Economic performance, cooperation and […].

U.S. Government Warning on Ransomware Payments: What Does It Mean?

SecureWorld News

regulations and hand money over to sanctioned groups or governments which can help fund their efforts to attack the U.S. government institutions and companies, including the City of Atlanta, the Colorado Department of Transportation, and a large healthcare company. Government

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

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The video at this link and embedded below starts with a great question: What is the difference between data governance and big data governance? But the reality is that Hadoop and Spark and the many new approaches around those platforms require more thought and actions to optimize data governance. In this video, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

Thinking About “Data Program Governance”

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One phrase in regular rotation in my elevator pitch is “data program governance." Governance means the program is planned and managed in an organized and sustainable way. Creating a data program governance strategy is not unlike creating other types of enterprise business strategies. Traditional organizational structures can create barriers to implementing a coherent enterprise-wide data governance strategy. Separate governance from services? Dennis D. McDonald.

Mark Your Calendar Now For 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government Conference

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If you are in government or are in a position to help the government make the most of Artificial Intelligence please mark your calendar now for the 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government conference, which will be held at the Reagan Center in DC.

How DataRobot is helping Government Agencies unlock the potential in their data

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Data is one of the most valuable resources that any government agency works with, so it’s important to understand both its power and potential. Artificial Intelligence is helping agencies to […].

Have You Ever Had A Complaint/Suggestion About How The Federal Government Buys Technology

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Everyone with any history in or around government has stories they can tell about federal government procurements. Perhaps the first 535 reasons are the 535 voting members of the US Congress that have the funding, oversight and legislative powers for how government works. And then there is the fact that the center of all executive power in our government, the President, is a political position. By Bob Gourley.

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

Data Governance Is Improving, But.

Information Week

Corporate memories are at risk because the growth in data is outpacing companies' ability to govern and manage it

Cogniac raises $10 million for AI that spots visual changes for industrial and government uses

Venture Beast

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Accrete AI Accelerates Growth and Product Adoption with Government Contract

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We wanted to bring the following press release to your attention, highlighting one of the big reasons we have begun tracking Accrete AI in our Directory of Disruptive IT as […]. Artificial Intelligence News Accrete

Federal Government Signals Interest In Several Key Leading Edge Technologies

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One of the federal government’s key procurement arms, the General Services Administration (GSA), has released a survey to the tech community in the form of a request for information asking a few simple questions regarding the experience of their vendor base. As technologists we found the questions informative and insightful and even inspiring (it was great seeing the government prove they are tracking developments in the tech world). By Bob Gourley.

Questions for Government Leaders To Ask About Your Cybersecurity Posture

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I have worked with Bob Gourley to come up with a set of questions that government leaders should be asking to mitigate cyber security risks. Government leaders, project managers, systems engineers, and executives can accelerate enhancements to cyber security and mitigate digital risks by focusing on five key questions: - What is the cyber threat to the mission? - Big Data CTO Cyber Security Bob Gourley Computer security Cyber Threat Government agency insider threat

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

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American interest in online privacy and surveillance programs has jumped since Edward Snowden’s revelations about digital government surveillance in the United States. government. The social media giant maintains that its users have expressed concern over the extent to which their tweets and actions are monitored by government surveillance, and Twitter feels entitled under the First Amendment to share more specific information of governmental data requests with its user base. “We

How to govern AI in your organization: 6 tips

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Read Alison DeNisco Rayome list six tipis for organizations to implement AI optimally on Tech Republic : As more organizations adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into daily workflows, they must consider how to govern these algorithms to avoid inaccuracies and bias, according to KPMG’s Controlling AI report, released last week.