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Booz Allen Execs: Health Agencies Should Learn From IC to Harness the Power of Big Data

Booz Allen Hamilton executives wrote in an article published Thursday on The New England Journal of Medicine that federal health care agencies should leverage data science tools and lessons from the intelligence community to optimize big data in order to improve care quality and reduce costs. Steve Escaravage, a senior vice president and head of Booz Allen’s digital, analytics and strategy practice, co-wrote the piece with Kevin Vigilante, an executive VP and a health business leader at the company; and Mike McConnell, a senior executive adviser at Booz Allen.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: Data Lakes Could Help Agencies Derive More Insights

Cameron Chehreh, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said data lakes work to help federal agencies build “a consolidated and scalable agile repository” that allows them to generate insights from data, FedTech Magazine reported Friday. Chehreh noted that data lakes have the ability to take in any type of data, a feature that enables agencies to develop a mechanism to add metadata to help users with access to data lakes to easily tag and search information.

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: ‘Data Lakes’ Help Firms Store Unstructured & Structured Info

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ U.S. public sector business, said in an interview published Thursday on CIO Dive that organizations would experience the advantages of a data lake if they determine the usefulness of information stored in the system. “At a very high level, a data lake is simply a storage …

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