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Todd Park To Exit Federal CTO Role, Says Fortune
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Fortune Magazine is reporting White House CTO will leave that post but may help with Silicon Valley recruiting.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/22/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: An Opportunity To Change Course
Dick Taylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys
Commentary
Instead of just delaying the new medical coding system, we should be rethinking the necessity of it.
By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 8/22/2014
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Microsoft Azure Adds NoSQL, Search & HBase Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft brings DocumentDB, Search, and HDInsight HBase services to Azure, boldly entering the NoSQL arena and rounding out its cloud-based data platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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When Internet Of Things Meets Big Data
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
Commentary
IoT will exponentially increase the volume, variety, and velocity of data, but that's not all you need to worry about.
By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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Healthcare Big Data: Blessing And Curse
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Interpreting government-released healthcare data correctly will pose a massive challenge for analysts, policy makers, and pundits.
By Paul Cerrato , 8/12/2014
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When Data Joins The Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS: How To Choose
Bharat Upadrasta, Senior Research Lead, Mu Sigma
Commentary
When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice.
By Bharat Upadrasta and Austin Chungath , 8/8/2014
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Federal Open Source Is Messy – And That's OK
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Open source projects like the National Library of Medicine's Pillbox show potential of open innovation -- including competition with projects started elsewhere.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/8/2014
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Wanted: Honest Algorithms For Voter Redistricting
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Why can't a simple formula replace the politically charged gerrymandering that's skewing our election processes?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/7/2014
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MongoDB Picks New CEO
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MongoDB CEO Max Schireson succeeded by BMC veteran Dev Ittycheria as NoSQL database vendor moves toward initial public offering.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/6/2014
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Splunk Cuts Cloud Prices, Guarantees Uptime
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Splunk slashes cost of big data analysis platform by 33% while adding 100% uptime guarantee. Customer MindTouch says it's no gimmick.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/5/2014
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White House Showcases Disaster Response Tools
Patience Wait,
News
Government encourages collaboration between tech, first responder communities.
By Patience Wait , 8/4/2014
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Big Data Tackles Wildfire Control
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
WIFIRE, created by the University of California at San Diego and University of Maryland, crunches satellite data and real-time remote sensor data to forecast the rate at which wildfires might spread.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/31/2014
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Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/26/2014
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FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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