Big Data

IBM adds software analytics firm to Big Blue offerings

Acquisition said to enhance IBM's Smarter Analytics capabilities and support company's long-term growth strategy.

Raytheon probes foreign metaphors for Army lab

Technology aims to find, identify and categorize foreign language metaphors for cultural insight.

Can Ballmer and Microsoft catch Apple and Android?

Steve Ballmer made his case before the Northern Virginia Technology Council on April 19, but is Microsoft just playing the "Me too" card?

Can private equity create a better mouse trap?

With Novetta, Arlington Capital’s idea was to create a mid-size company large enough to bid on prime contracts and take on large big-data challenges. Will it work?

Do you know your customers' top 5 challenges?

Leading CTOs explain the biggest challenges -- and your opportunities -- that government agencies face today.

Top CTOs on the keys to innovation

Award-winning CTOs from Agilex, Noblis and Northrop Grumman share their philosophies about innovation and technology and the importance of serving their customers.

How one small business embraced the cloud and won

Global Computer Enterprises reached for cloud computing more than six years ago and was one of the first to offer the service to government agencies.

Data-crunching companies merge to strengthen offerings

Newly created Novetta’s key strengths include information exploitation, cybersecurity, cloud computing and solution engineering.

Big data drives hot job prospect

The popularity of big data is creating demand for a new kind of job, the so-called data scientist.

Taking stock of top 10 lists

Do Gartner's annual lists of top technologies hit the mark or miss the boat? We look back over the years to find out.

Are you ready for the new realities of contracting?

From low cost to more risk, government contractors must prepare for the new realities of government contracting. The first of a four-part series.

TASC CEO on the opportunities and challenges ahead

David Langstaff returns as a CEO to a different market than a decade ago, but he still sees plenty to get excited about.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to slash federal IT in some areas but expand its use when it can streamline government operations. The budget also includes an overall 8-percent reduction in Small Business Administration technical assistance programs.

Search fuels one small firm's dream of big data success

Splunk hangs future on search product that handles a multitude of tasks

Teradata unit captures analytics work with Defense Commissary

Claraview specializes in business intelligence and data warehousing.

UK firm buys two U.S. cyber players

Ultra Electronics makes push into the U.S. cyber market with Zu and Sotech acquisitions.

Sotera makes deal for data fusion firm

Addition of cloud-based solutions builds on work with defense and intelligence agencies.