Posts from GovConDaily for 09/26/2014

MarketsandMarkets: Maritime Security Market to Grow 8.4% Through 2019

Sep 26, 2014 03:29 pm

A new MarketsandMarkets report rorecasts the maritime security market to reach $20.87 billion in value in 2019 at a compound annual growth rate of 8.4 percent over the next five years. The firm said Thursday that the awareness of maritime threats, regulations, standards and international trade practices, as well as the globalization of maritime security operations will drive the market…
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Battelle’s Jason Black Outlines Best Practices for Grid Security

Sep 26, 2014 03:27 pm

Jason Black, research lead of Battelle’s energy systems business, has urged utilities to go beyond the minimum grid security requirements outlined by North American Electric Reliability Corp. in a piece for Intelligent Utility publishedThursday
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Study: North America to Capture 55% Big Data Market Share by 2018

Sep 26, 2014 02:56 pm

A Transparency Market Research study projects North America would continue its lead in big data spending and capture approximately 54.5 percent share of that market globally through 2018. The worlwide big data products and services market’s value is forecast to increase from $6…
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Bob Picciano: IBM to Offer New Natural Language-Based Watson Analytics Service

Sep 26, 2014 11:52 am

IBM has launched an interactive Watson Analytics service that is designed with cognitive functions that work to recognize natural languages for self-service visual and predictive data analytics. The company said Sept…
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Mark Forman: Next US CIO Must Have Grasp of Gov’t Policies, Processes

Sep 26, 2014 11:40 am

Mark Forman, a former U.S. chief information officer, believes the next federal CIO should possess knowledge of both government policies and processes, FCW reported Thursday. “In government, so much emanates from the appropriations process, there’s a very clear set of procedures for processes and it’s a model that’s unique to government,” Forman told FCW’s Colby Hochmuth…
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Dave Bowen: DHA Plans to Standardize DoD’s Health Data Collection

Sep 26, 2014 11:02 am

The Defense Health Agency is working to standardize health data collection for the Defense Department as part of efforts to modernize the military healthcare system, FCW reportedWednesday. Dave Bowen, head of DHA’s health information technology irectorate and chief information officer for the Military Health System, told a forum that he intends to identify what data to collect, how to make information accessible and where to send it, Adam Mazmanian reports…
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