NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

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We previously wrote about NGA on GitHub here and have also provided a few tutorials on GitHub and what enterprise professionals should know about it here. With this post I would like to provide an update on what NGA is up to now in this area. The main GitHub page for NGA is at: National Geospatial-Intelligence […]

Request Your Invite to the 20 May 2014 Andreessen Horowitz Fed Forum in DC

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Tim Dombrowski, partner at the highly renowned VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, has just provided us with an update on their 20 May 2014 technology and government event. Tim writes that: We have a great lineup of speakers that have recently confirmed including Marc Andreessen, General Keith Alexander, Ash Carter, Adrian Fenty, Gabe Klein, Gus Hunt, Benedict Evans, Dr. Andy […]

What The Enterprise IT Professional Needs To Know About Git and GitHub

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GitHub is so hot right now I know you have heard of it and you may even have your own account there. But we are finding GitHub to be of use in ways far more than we expected it to be and think it may disrupt (in a good way) many business processes that it […]

NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response

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We read this press release with pleasure and have deep respect for the incredibly hard work required to achieve the kinds of success demonstrated here. It is not easy to get things like this done in government. From: the NGA pless release at http://ctolink.us/PYD2IQ NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response April 11, 2014 […]

Coursera Course On Data Science Tools: Can you really know a tool unless you have used it?

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I believe every enterprise CTO develops a knack for asking hard questions about software, including its functionality, how to install/configure/maintain it and how well it will work with other enterprise capabilities. Enterprise CTOs are also quick to seek information on how well software works with identity management/policy management systems and how well it scales.  In […]

GitHub hires government focused employee, Companies want Lawsuit Shield to share Cyber Threat Data and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. GitHub hires first government-focused employee – GitHub has recently announced the hiring of their first government focused employee. GitHub offers social coding, which opens the development process. “former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow Ben Balter will join its team to focus on state, local […]