Finding The Elusive Data Scientist In The Federal Space


Everyone is talking about the data scientist. Harvard Business Review called it the “Sexiest Job of the 21st Century”. Friends from across industry and academia have also been using this term and I have met so many real data scientists that are making big differences for their organizations. Except in the federal space. A near-universal gap […]

Tech Titans To Visit At Geoint: Here is my take on the must-see firms on the expo floor


This is a follow on to our post on planning your time at the Geoint Symposium. With this post I want to make some technology recommendations that may be helpful to you as you plan out your time at the Geoint Symposium 14-17 Apr. There are so many great firms on the expo floor you cannot possibly […]

Connect With Cyber Security Professionals 2 Apr 2014 in DC: Learn to bring Big Data to the security fight


Security is a hot topic. Achieving more, efficiently, with enterprise data is a hot topic. So optimizing Apache Hadoop to contribute to enterprise security missions is an incredibly hot topic. The security and audit of Hadoop itself is also of critical importance. These related themes are the topics of the next three Cloudera breakfast sessions […]

Congrats to @DataTactics: Just acquired by L-3 for #BigData and #Analytics capabilities

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L-3 Acquires Data Tactics Corporation – Adds New Big Data Analytics and Cloud Solutions Capabilities NEW YORK, Mar 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — L-3 Communications announced effective today that it has acquired Data Tactics Corporation. The business, renamed L-3 Data Tactics, is a specialized provider of Big Data analytics and cloud computing solution services, primarily […]

MegaTrend Update: Managing data to enhance sensemaking (Big Data)


Every challenge facing humanity is crying out for a need to better analyze data. Data exists that can help solve challenges faced in domains like the economy, jobs, healthcare, issues of war and peace, and the environment. Better ability to make sense of data can help the globe and this deserves more of our attention. […]

Platfora: Clarity, Agility, Enhanced Mission Support From Big Data


CTOvision Assessment: Platfora is better than other current options for interacting with large quantities of data. They will be an incredibly positive force in the marketplace. For most enterprises they will be a much smarter option than going with the traditional “big iron” massively parallel processing approaches to data. Platfora works well with everything in […]