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Category: Big Data & Analytics


Data Analytics of the Future Starts in the Present

Data analytics continues to surprise people with its emergent capabilities ranging from predicting how a disease, such as Ebola, will spread, to identifying the most beneficial way to market a product. In the private and public sector, big data benefits continue to expand as its applications are further developed and implemented. The uses of data […]

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Brent White

Analytic Technologies are the Future of Physician-Patient Care

Clinicians drown in documentation, from justifying their treatment decisions to charting their compliance with the latest protocols – even in feeding electronic records systems. Once fed, these systems make it difficult to retrieve data important to clinical decision-making. Often in healthcare, too many technologies build barriers instead of bridges to finding crucial information and turning […]

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John Criswell

April 3, 2017

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  Telehealth

IoT Dictates Top IT Trends Tackled at Iron Bow’s 2017 Engineering Summit

This year’s Iron Bow Technologies Engineering Summit took place March 6-8, 2017, bringing together the great minds that make up Iron Bow and its innovative partners. At the event, IT experts took part in conversations looking at both the current and future state of technology across the private and public sector. Wireless and data analytics […]

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TechSource Editor

PODCAST: Looking Back at 2016: Top Trends from IT Modernization to Big Data

As the year comes to a close, we thought we’d sit down with Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer at Iron Bow Technologies, to take a look back and get his perspective on some of the biggest IT trends from 2016. IT modernization and big data were both huge priorities across the federal IT sector. According […]

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TechSource Editor

November 29, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

How to Manage the Big Data Takeover

Big data can be very overwhelming, and it can often be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to managing it. From knowing where to collect your data and data analysis to how best to send it through your network, and make sure it is in a format you can accept, the process […]

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TechSource Editor

August 16, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Big Data Evolves and Gains Momentum in Federal Government

Big Data Evolves and Gains Momentum in Federal Government

“Big Data” is not a term that’s very popular with some of the federal government’s program managers working on initiatives bearing that label. Or so they said at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center’s semi-annual Big Data Summit, held at the end of June in Washington, DC. “I actually hate the term ‘big data,’” said […]

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TechSource Editor

August 2, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Operational Intelligence: A Game-Changer for Federal Agencies

Infographic: Operational Intelligence: A Game-Changer for Federal Agencies

Every day, federal agencies generate a torrent of data, which, in the past, was frequently stored but rarely used. As new operational intelligence solutions evolve in the market, agencies are now well positioned to use their own data to arrive at a new paradigm: data-driven IT. Operational intelligence makes it possible for federal agencies to […]

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TechSource Editor

July 27, 2016

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Focus for 2016: Wireless and Data Analytics at Forefront for Government Agencies

Wireless and data analytics will be top-of-mind this year for government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer for Iron Bow Technologies. Smid recently spoke with TechSource and shared his thoughts for 2016, which are that government agencies should take a holistic approach to their networks to optimize […]

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TechSource Editor

PODCAST: IT Investment Insights for Government

As federal agencies prepare to make significant IT investments, one of the biggest challenges they face is keeping up with the fast-pace of innovation. From the Internet of Things (IoE) and big data to cloud computing and mobility, a convergence is happening where all of these technologies, applications and infrastructures are being brought together in […]

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TechSource Editor

March 31, 2015

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT  •  IT Modernization

PODCAST: A Look Back at 2014 Government IT and Mobility Trends

When it comes to government IT, 2014 was dominated by mobility, cloud computing and advanced data analytics. From embracing mobile workforces for enhanced efficiencies to leveraging a software-defined environment, this past year we saw some major shifts in how agencies deliver technologies to citizens and employees. In addition, federal employees are now demanding more consumer-like […]

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TechSource Editor

December 8, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center  •  Mobility + End User Devices

The Benefits and Considerations of Big Data Implementations

With the proliferation of devices and sensors that generate data, today’s federal government agencies are faced with the difficult task of storing, managing and sharing a mountain of data and information so that those who need it have access to it. However, the upside is that agencies now have the ability to analyze that data […]

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TechSource Editor

November 12, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Q&A: Kirk Kern, CTO, Cloud Technologies of NetApp, Discusses Next-Gen Data Mining for Government

The rise of anything as a sensor and the “Internet of Things” is creating a data deluge for federal agencies. While this information is valuable for enhancing decision-making that supports mission goals and requirements, making this data truly actionable can be challenging for any organization. Fortunately, there are data mining solutions and strategies that allow […]

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TechSource Editor

September 9, 2014

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center  •  Digitization + IoT

The New Healthcare Landscape

The healthcare arena is being transformed by key innovations in the form of big data analytics and storage, mobility, cloud computing and virtualization.  In addition, IT is pushing care from being reactive to proactive, with advances in patient data sharing creating a complete paradigm shift in healthcare. These are some of the insights from a […]

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TechSource Editor