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Big Data for Defense and National Security: Maintaining the U.S. Technological Edge

April 13, 2015 With posting, tweeting, and streaming, the average American knowledge worker creates 1.8 million megabytes of data a year, enough to fill 9 CD-ROMS a day. But the big data revolution has just begun. There will be 44 times as much digital information in 2020 (35 ZB) as there was in 2009 (.8 ZB) according to IDC. The national security community is a pioneer in the use of big data to achieve mission objectives but the analytics space is growing as quickly as the volume of digital data, itself. This session will focus on using big data analytics to maintain the U.S. technological edge and gaining advantage over adversaries.

Decision Optimization for Advanced Planning and Scheduling

March 26, 2015 These days, federal leadership is faced with significantly more complex problems, managing a few critical resources while trying to conform to policies and regulations and maintain efficiency. In most cases, the final plan is completed through time consuming manual efforts just ahead of a deadline with little opportunity for what-if analysis, validation, and justification. Traditional advanced analytics and decision management have always enjoyed an important synergy in delivering value in tackling these challenges. So what if we could now optimize those recommended and prioritized decisions and processes through advanced analytics? A decision optimization platform offers planners the chance to centralize critical input data, visualize what is happening, consider automated recommendations, and engage in valuable what-if analysis.

Building Meaningful Dialogue, Engagement and Self-Service with Citizens

March 25, 2015 As information drives consumers, their expectations grow. It’s not enough for consumers to access information, they want their experience with government to be both online and interactive. Consumers are rapidly beginning to demand that government offer the same capabilities of leading banks and commercial service companies with high competency and efficiency. Consumers want to, not only, transact and receive services from government online, they want to be included in the wider dialogue. However, traditional means of communication (e.g., printed brochures, rallies, in-person meetings) no longer satisfy or appeal to these technology-savvy consumers. So there’s an urgent need for emerging digital solutions that can provide establishments with effective tools to integrate traditional information vehicles with cohesive, multichannel public engagement strategies. These proven digital solutions will successfully help government entities to build awareness, increase and streamline services participation, and establish meaningful dialogue with their consumers.

Customer Experience Summit

March 24, 2015 Join Government Executive and Nextgov to explore the issues--both technological and cultural--inherent in improving the customer service experience in government.

Human Capital Management and Workforce Planning

March 19, 2015 Take advantage of the latest technological developments and integration of advanced analytics, forecasting and an enterprise ready reporting platform with your workforce planning solution. Enhance the HR decision making process by accessing more current information and providing more accurate forecasts and real -time modeling. Manage this process centrally with self-service analytics for the HR professional.

Diminishing the Cyber Threat: How State and Local Governments Can Get Ahead

March 18, 2015 As cybercrime continues to increase in threat and severity, the need for government action and response in close collaboration with enterprises and industry has never been more important. For the federal government, there are an increasing number of programs and initiatives in place. Yet for the state and local government, limited resources and escalating cybersecurity challenges continue to plague their ability to prepare and mitigate an attack. Join the discussion February 6 to gain insight on the growing cyber threat facing state and local governments and the resources available to help them mitigate the threat.

Threat Prediction and Prevention for Federal Agencies

March 12, 2015 Use advanced analytics to not only predict the next significant threat but also provide guidance on how to prevent it! This story tells how analytics can play an important role in Case Identification, Threat Inspection and Force Deployment. Examples and case studies will be shown across application areas including Cyber Security, Insider Threat and Policing.

How Cloud is Driving Tomorrow's Digital Government

March 12, 2015 This event will discuss lessons learned through innovative cloud computing efforts in government, including unique open-cloud efforts that promote open-source,-standards and interoperability.

From Big Data to Big Opportunities - How Government Can Benefit

March 11, 2015 As data sets grow in size, complexity and importance in the future, the agencies that truly want to maximize effectiveness of this transformative technology are the ones willing to transform themselves.

4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum

February 25, 2015 You are invited to interact with your colleagues at the 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum. This popular gathering is designed to enable dialogue about business and technical strategies to leverage today’s big data platforms and applications to your advantage. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend expert briefings, learn from and network with experienced practitioners, and ask questions to advance their agency data analytics initiatives and save their organization’s time, funding, and staff resources.