Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in March 2012
Obama administration announced plans to fund R&D push for big data analysis, for applications ranging from health to defense.
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
Atlas includes images and data about more than half a trillion objects throughout the universe, from stars to asteroids--and the whole thing is available online for free.
New Digital Operations Center will help the American Red Cross respond better to disasters. Dell's social command center served as the model.
Department of Homeland Security structure and standards will apply to government and private sector entities.
Todd Park, CTO of Health and Human Services Department, gets the nod as the new federal chief technology officer. Park is known for his open government work.
Digital Operations Center, backed by Dell technology, will track social media to help determine where to focus its disaster-relief efforts.