Many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Websites more up-to-date and accessible, but some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.
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The site of the Federal Register, the federal government's official newspaper, doesn't look horrible. However, despite recently releasing the Federal Register in XML form to give developers programmatic access to its content, the Government Printing Access hasn't done much of anything to make the paper easy to navigate for non-programmers, and should take some cues from news sites everywhere to help keep citizens informed.
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?