Third Annual Big Data Forum Pre Event Survey

We have been meeting for three years in the Government Big Data Forum. The next will be 4 April 2013. Please help us evaluate the right issues to address and help us queue up a research agenda for the next year. And let us know if you have a lesson learned or topic you can […]

Third Annual Government Big Data Forum rescheduled to 4 April 2013: Sign Up Now!

Weather has caused a delay in the previously scheduled Government Big Data Forum. it is now being scheduled for 4 April 2103. Stay tuned for more information! Below is from the current invite. Third Annual Government Big Data Forum Big Data in the Age of Analytics: From Infrastructure to Sensemaking Note: Due to weather this event is […]

The Chertoff Group Hires Dr. Prescott Winter

I just read a press release from the Chertoff Group that I would like to share with you. It is about a friend and IT hero of mine, Dr. Pres Winter.  The release is pasted below: The Chertoff Group Hires Dr. Prescott Winter July 23, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Chertoff Group is pleased to announce […]

The Future of Mobile (from FOSE 2012)

One of the sessions I attended at FOSE 2012 was titled: “What the Research Shows: The Future of Mobile.” It featured two researchers, Dr. David Metcalf of the University of Central Florida, and Aaron Smith, of the Pew Internet and American Life Project. These gentlemen focus on researching how and why we use the internet, […]

If you can't make it to FOSE 2012, be sure to check in here

FOSE starts soon, and I, for one, can’t wait. It will be jampacked with some excellent speakers and the expo floor will be filled with innovative technologies. Now many of you probably can’t make it, so for you, I will be live-blogging here and providing some wrap-ups on FOSE’s blog as well. Please be sure […]

Apps for Security: A terrific event and growing community supported by SAIC and SINET

I just received word of an exciting new community activity that is being supported by SAIC and SINET. The activity, under the banner “Apps for Security,” is a way of leveraging the power of human creativity and computer science plus a big dose of real data to seek solutions to key security challenges. SINET, as […]