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GovOps and MLOps: ML Enables ML

I would like to propose GovOps: a term describing a special flavor of DataOps fit for Federal Governance needs. Together with machine learning operations (MLOps), GovOps provides a solid foundation for the evolution of enriched ML applications to improve collaboration, transparency and operational efficiency and thereby, provide more valued citizen services. Artificial Intelligence applications’ predictive […]

Empowering the Federal CIO

Like other government and business entities across the globe this year, United States federal agencies been disrupted by this pandemic since its start, but they’ve also benefitted in unexpected ways. It has acted as a sort of forcing function, incentivizing agency leadership to invest in IT modernization. The charge began with remote working tools and […]

Federal News Network Byline Article: What’s next? Hybrid cloud offers agencies solid path for remote work and beyond.

Across government, agencies have to scale their infrastructure and technology to meet the remote workforce demands that have been accelerated by the pandemic. In many cases, they must do so with stretched IT budgets and prolonged project cycles. At this unexpected and pivotal time, mid-sized and large agencies are being forced to look much more […]

Leveraging Pentaho for Tactical & Strategic Intelligence

Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Chief Data Officer Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, led a session as part of NLIT 2020 on Tuesday, October 13. Her presentation, Leveraging Pentaho for Tactical & Strategic Intelligence, discussed strategic versus tactical intelligence in a data science environment, and included a demonstration of Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Pentaho data analytics and intelligence platform, utilizing a US […]

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AFCEA SIGNAL Webinar – The Transition to Telework and Need for IT Modernization in the Time of COVID

Agencies had to quickly adapt to a new work environment and a new form of communication. This quick turnaround, combined with a frantic need to transition data and materials to another location, left a possibility for procedures to be overlooked and unintended consequences to occur. In addition, what started as a “temporary” fix has the […]

Preparing for the New Normal

As federal agencies rushed to accommodate mass telework at unforeseen levels, they faced the dual problems of connectivity and accessibility for which they were at first  sorely unprepared. Many government employees accustomed to working from office desktops weren’t equipped to work from home. Some were able to rely on their personal computers to fill the […]

Leading While Remote

Leading an all-remote team can be unnerving.  Our current situation is likely new and unfamiliar to you as a leader, as it is for your employees. Our latest interview with Director of Human Resources Jenn Shelton provides some top strategies for guiding a team or organization through a dramatic change to their status-quo.

GovernmentMatters – Agency in Motion: SSA

 In the private sector, American citizens can do nearly everything online. They aren’t required to walk into an office or a branch for every minor transaction they need to complete. That’s not the way it is some parts of the government – especially the Social Security Administration. But it should be. In the future, end-to-end-transactions […]