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MeriTalk: 90% of Federal IT Managers Link Big Data Analytics Adoption to Decline in Cyber Breaches

A new MeriTalk study has found that 90 percent of federal information technology executives say their agencies have experienced a drop in security breaches such as insider threats and malware driven by the adoption of big data analytics. The report titled “Navigating the Cybersecurity Equation” is underwritten by Cloudera and is based on …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Non-Military Service DoD Spending on IT Goods to Decline Through 2020

Spending on information technology goods and services by Defense Department agencies excluding the military services will record a negative growth rate of 0.2 percent from fiscal year 2016 to 2021, according to Deltek research analyst Alex Rossino. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Wednesday the firm’s “Federal Information Technology Market, 2016-2021 Forecast Report” has …

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David Shive: GSA Ramps Up IT Consolidation Through Acquisition Process Updates, Analytics Adoption

David Shive, chief information officer at the General Services Administration, has said GSA has started to update its acquisition processes and adopt predictive analytics tools as part of its efforts to consolidate information technology systems, Federal News Radio reported Friday. “We are looking at our data management strategies so we can …

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Jerry McGinn: DoD Should Use Analytics to Predict Industrial Base Performance

Jerry McGinn, the Defense Department‘s principal deputy director for manufacturing and industrial base policy, believes DoD can better measure industry’s technology efforts against national security requirements with business intelligence tools, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes McGinn also recommended that the department adopt a predictive analytics approach to determine key …

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Navy to Issue Enterprise Challenge on Data Analytics Rapid-Acquisition Project

The U.S. Navy plans to release an enterprise challenge statement on data analytics functions the service wants to help overhaul its personnel management system, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes that the enterprise challenge statement is part of the Navy’s Innovation Cell experiment to speed up the acquisition process and involve the industry at …

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Ajay Budhraja of DOJ Discusses Open Data’s Impacts, Gov’t Cloud Push in Q&A

Ajay Budhraja serves as chief technology officer at the Justice Department‘s executive office for immigration review (EOIR) and brings two decades of information technology experience to his current position at DOJ. His background includes work on enterprise IT implementation programs and also in areas such as application and infrastructure development, change …

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NSF Taps CRGT-Synectics Team to Build Data Analytics Infrastructure; Tom Ferrando Comments

A team comprising of CRGT and Synectics for Management Decisions has been awarded a five-year, $30 million contract from The National Science Foundation to build an infrastructure for the NSF to analyze huge amounts of scientific data. The team will develop an enterprise architecture intended to help NSF users access business intelligence reports, …

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