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Learn Tools And Best Practices For #BigData Innovation With @GovLoop on 10 Apr 2014

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We have previously written about our friends at GovLoop, the online community for public sector professionals. If you are in or support government technology we hope you are in Govloop, they are a very open community designed to foster collaborative information exchanges.

In case you missed it we want to provide some information on a coming session GovLoop is hosting on the topic of Big Data. On Thursday 10 April at 2pm eastern GovLoop will be hosting an online session that dives deep into the concept of an Enterprise Data Hub: a means to smartly accelerate time-to-value for data projects while economically modernizing your infrastructure.

For more see the invite below and register here.

The Foundation for Data Innovation: The Enterprise Data Hub
Today, government agencies are looking for new ways to leverage data as a means to create a more effective and efficient agency. Government leaders realize that in order to stay relevant, they must become more information-driven and create a culture of innovation and efficiency. Across the public sector, agencies are turning to big data to provide the insight to improve decision-making. But in many cases, government agencies still need to lay the proper foundation for data innovation.That’s why government agencies are exploring the capabilities of an enterprise data hub as a way to maximize the value of their data, their investments, and their people. Join GovLoop and Cloudera on Thursday, April 10 from 2-3PM ET as we explore how an enterprise data hub can transform your agency. Specifically, our experts will share:

  • How an EDH provides scalable solutions for government and gives decision makers the right tools and the right data for effective outcomes.
  • Why an EDH provides visibility and analysis to all your data which can help to cut waste, fraud, and abuse and promote better and safer collaboration.
  • The tools and best practices needed to create a progressive approach for cost-efficient data management.
  • Methods to accelerate your time-to-value with your data and improve mission critical functions at your agency.

You’re not alone in your quest to get more from your data. Our online training will give you the insights and best practices needed to transform big data into a mission asset at your agency.

Date: Thursday, April 10

Time: 2:00-3:00PM ET

 

Register here.

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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.

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