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Obama’s Big Data Privacy Plan Gets a Boost from Congress

By   /  February 6, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Roberta Rampton of Reuters reports, “The White House is working with a Republican congressman on the U.S. House of Representatives’ leadership team and Democrats in both the House and Senate on a bill to protect data collected from students through educational apps. The legislation, aimed at ensuring kids’ data is used only […]

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6 Suggestions for Making Open Data Work in Government

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Joel Gurin of InformationWeek recently asked, “Will 2014 finally become the year of open data?”

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The White House Unveils New Big Data Projects

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Patience Wait of Information Week reports, “The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and Networking and Information Technology R&D program (NITRD) on Tuesday introduced a slew of new big-data collaboration projects aimed at stimulating private-sector interest in federal data. The initiatives, announced at the White House-sponsored ‘Data to Knowledge […]

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Open Data v. The NSA

By   /  August 13, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess J.J. McCorvey of Fast Company recently wrote, “In Fast Company’s September issue, we take a look at innovators who are using smart, mostly tech-driven strategies to help municipalities solve problems that simply shouldn’t exist in the digital age. Steve VanRoekel, chief information officer at the White House (and former Microsoft executive) is no […]

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Saving Lives with Big Data

By   /  February 22, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Derek Klobucher of Forbes reports, “Big Data can be a life saver, figuratively and literally. We’ve all heard about how Big Data can save time and money, but 87 percent of federal IT officials think that real-time Big Data could save a significant number of lives each year. But changes in strategy, […]

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Big Data and the White House

By   /  February 13, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess J. Nicholas Hoover of Information Week reports, “Petabytes of information are accumulating across government: military veterans’ genomics data, climate records dating to the 16th century, years worth of stock trades and even the results of particle physics experiments. The era of big data has arrived in government just as it has in […]

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Smart Ad Sophistication Lacking in News Industry, To Its Peril

By   /  March 22, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism State of the News Media 2012 report was just published, and among the findings is that efforts by most top news sites to monetize the web in their own right are still limited. Few news companies, it reports, “have made much progress in some key new […]

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White House Creates Blueprint for Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

By   /  February 27, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Obama administration has announced a blueprint for a consumer privacy bill of rights.

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Give Your Input to the US Open Government National Action Plan

By   /  December 15, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The Obama administration is seeking the public’s input on the US Open Government National Action Plan.

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The State of Open Data

By   /  July 25, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

A recent article discusses the proliferation of open data sets over the last several years and how these sets are being utilized.

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