Big Data

September 16, 2019
Get a Head Start on Your Data Strategy Action Plan this FFYE premium
The end of the federal fiscal year is a great time for public sector decision-makers to consider how their respective organizations can get a head start on supporting the Federal Data Strategy Action Plan. The current draft of the plan, which is scheduled to be finalized by September, contains several recommendations required to be completed […]
April 10, 2019
How AI Will Change Federal Networking premium
Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) could very well be the next major technological advancements that change the way federal IT pros work. These technologies can provide substantial benefits to any IT shop, particularly when it comes to security, network, and application performance. Yet, while the federal government has been funding research into AI […]
February 1, 2019
Examining the OPEN Government Data Act premium
2019 is off to a great start for anyone in the business of working with data in the public sector.  President Trump signed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act on January 14th, and with it, the OPEN Government Data Act has finally become law.[1] The law requires all non-sensitive government data to be made available in machine-readable […]
Could Big Data and Analytics Provide the Answer to the IRS’ Woes? premium
On Tax Day, 2018, the unthinkable (but not unexpected) happened. The IRS’ IT system crashed after a hardware issue took down a number of apps including those that interface with third-party tax preparation software as well as the IRS Direct Pay application. IRS IT Systems are Decades Old IRS IT systems are some of the […]
Can Blockchain Help Agencies be More Efficient? premium
Blockchain is no longer just a buzzword or simply a “technology to watch.” This database technology is being explored by agencies across government, from the General Services Administration (GSA) to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), from the Federal Maritime Commission to military supply chain professionals across the Department of Defense (DoD). The promise […]
An Internet of Things Demo Jam: The Brains Behind the Demo premium
IoT Demo: Here Blog Part 1: Setting the Stage Blog Part 2: Architecting the Scene DLT recently partnered with GovLoop to offer a free 10 minute interactive lesson on How to Implement the Internet of Things.  GovLoop is a knowledge and social network for federal, state and local government innovators, and its Academy transforms learning […]
Middleware Solutions Architect
January 30, 2018
The U.S. Government Is All for Connected Cars, But It’s Big Data That’s Pushing the Boundaries premium
What does the U.S. government have to do with “connected cars”? Quite a lot. Roughly one pedestrian is killed every two hours in America. Distracted walking while crossing roads (thanks to smartphone use) has spurred the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to aggressively pursue the deployment of connected vehicles that could prevent the next pedestrian […]
January 23, 2018
Even When the Lights Go Out in Government, Data Never Sleeps premium
Government shutdowns are a costly business. The 2013 shutdown cost $24 billion in lost economic output while the 1996 shutdown resulted in $2.1 billion in government costs. We are yet to learn the impact, if any, of the three-day 2018 shutdown. But, what we do know is that shutdowns are not universal. For many critical […]