Parsing the Union: the Federal Government and Big Data

Altaflux

Since the first federal census in 1790, the U.S. government has been accumulating statistics and crunching numbers on everything from family size to crime to how many bushels a farmer harvests. Until recently, government agencies had limited capabilities for analyzing the vast quantities of data they collected and published. Now, however, with Hadoop and its surrounding tools, the Federal government has potential to improve decision-making and save millions through operational efficiencies in areas as diverse as security, bioinformatics, predictive policing, and healthcare.
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Federal data scientist roles are evolving. In this session, hear about the new data scientist series being developed for federal government, gain insight into the training program pilot being worked in conjunction with OMB at the Census Bureau, and learn how the program may be available to other parts of the federal government should agencies wish to participate.

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An Insider’s View of Government Cloud

Bloomberg Government

Now more than six months since the White House released its governmentwide cloud strategy, ‘Cloud Smart,’ federal agencies are finding new ways to support their journeys to the cloud, generate cost savings, and improve security. Fortunately, agencies aren’t on their own, with agencies like the General Services Administration working to develop shared services and best practices to support cloud adoption.
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The Next Wave: Government Moves ERP to the Cloud

workday

Representatives from Workday and San Mateo County of California come together to discuss the benefits of government organizations moving administrative applications to the cloud.
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Open to Export

Ahead of Brexit, we look at what companies need to do to prepare themselves for likely changes at the border, including customs checks and VAT.
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Federal data scientist roles are evolving. In this session, hear about the new data scientist series being developed for federal government, gain insight into the training program pilot being worked in conjunction with OMB at the Census Bureau, and learn how the program may be available to other parts of the federal government should agencies wish to participate.

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