NOAA is embracing new ways to get its massive volumes of data into the hands of users, while the DIA is about to unveil its Innovation Gateway. In addition, the VA wants to expand its telehealth services and the Army tested some low-flying UAVs.
Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
NOAA Embraces the Business of Big Data
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is interested in hearing about ways to get its 20 terabytes of daily data into the hands of users – and maybe make a little money on the side.
A Closer Look at NGA’s ‘Map of the World’
FCW provides some in-depth insight into the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Map of the World, which is a set of searchable databases available to agencies and contractors that the agency is gradually expanding.
NIST to Host Cloud Working Groups
With the FedRAMP deadline in the rearview mirror, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cloud Computing Program is turning to industry and government alike to tackle the biggest cloud-related issues government-wide.
Commerce Secretary Pledges Full Embrace of Open Data
TheDepartment of Commerce has vowed to redouble its efforts to put more data, as well as tools to manage it, into the hands of business and industry.
DIA to Unveil Innovation Gateway
For more than a year officials at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) have been working on the Open Innovation Gateway, an environment run by the DIA open to industry to share ideas, capabilities and concepts. Now, the gateway is on the verge of being ready.
VA Studies Telehealth for Chronic Illness Management
The Veterans Health Administration seeks to expand its 44 telehealth service areas.
Army Tests Low-Altitude UAV Flights
Last week, the Army the Georgia Technical Research Institute staged unmanned flights to test the ability of GTRI software to conduct autonomous low-altitude, high-speed flights.