From government spending figures to public health statistics to geospatial imagery, the federal government is gathering, storing, and sharing more data than ever. Agencies have started consolidating this information into big data platforms for analysis and decision-making. But often such a “data lake” threatens to become a “data swamp” that slows agencies’ growth and progress.
By bringing together traditionally separated teams and automating tasks like code deployment, DevOps makes it quicker and easier for organizations to update applications and software. DevSecOps brings security tools and processes into the mix, increasing the speed and efficiency by which organizations discover and correct system flaws.
What do GPS, closed captioning, smartphones, and supercomputers have in common? They’re some of the many technology innovations that the federal government has helped make possible. One of the leaders driving tech innovation in government today is Booz Allen Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield, named among this year’s WashingtonExec Top 25 Executives to Watch.
Cloud Smart is the new strategy for helping federal agencies realize the cloud’s full potential for scaling and optimizing resources, accelerating application delivery, lowering maintenance costs and transforming the citizen experience. Booz Allen Vice President Dan Tucker has been sharing practical considerations on where to focus as the strategy unfolds.
New site highlights Taproot’s resources, thought leadership, and more
SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - It is more imperative than ever to connect nonprofits and social change organizations with the resources they need to serve their communities. To ensure organizations can easily access this support through pro bono service, the Taproot Foundation has launched a brand new, easy-to-use website at https://www.taprootfoundation.org.