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- AFCEA Answers
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- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
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- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
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Shows & Panels
Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 23, 2013
Wednesday - 1/23/2013, 9:22am EST
technology policy analyst
Big Data, it's is the next big thing expected to trigger $34 billion in worldwide IT spending this year. But harvesting the fruit is tedious work with a lot of steps in the process. Are the big data dollars at your agency being spent in a way that will maximize success? A new Bloomberg study broke down the big data cycle to look at the privacy, security and transparency issues that could be holding you back.
(BGov is a paid site and requires a subscription to access stories.)
vice president of federal sales
Procurement reform went front and center on Capitol Hill yesterday. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform talked about a proposed bill to revise how the government buys information technology. The bill would change things for industry, too. One of the companies testifying was Brocade Communications.
The Library of Congress says: let it manage your agency's media and book subscriptions and it will save you money. For the first time, it is opening up its 40-year-old Federal Library and Information Network to all agencies. Fedlink executive director Blane Dessy says this expansion will help the government cut costs, while making sure agencies still have the information they need.
senior staff writer
The Hill newspaper
As we told you earlier this morning, the House is postponing its vote on extending the federal pay freeze. But it's still going after somebody's salary -- the Senate's. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer at The Hill Newspapers, has the details.
- GOP: 179 round-trips to moon since Senate last passed a budget (The Hill)
- House Republicans unveil measure to suspend debt ceiling until May 19 (The Hill)
- House GOP seeks to defuse debt crisis (Federal News Radio)
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