ATARC REPORT: FUTURE OF FEDERAL NETWORKS
Daunting challenges confront federal agencies as they chart their journeys to more modern capabilities that will deliver the needed flexibility, agility, security and performance for current and future workloads. Finding success will require that agencies recognize the need to adopt new mindsets and approaches in how they view technology. Read the latest report from the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) that outlines findings and best practices as discussed at the Federal Executive Briefing on “The Future of Federal Networks,” held on March 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
POSTPONED: KICKOFF MEETING FOR CLOUD & DATA CENTER GROUP
The kickoff meeting for the newly-formed Cloud & Data Center Working Group that was scheduled for Tuesday, March 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at GSA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. has been postponed. A new date will be announced in the near future.
For industry inquiries about the Cloud & Data Center Working Group, please contact Jordan Purvis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATARC FEDERAL BIG DATA TEST LAB KICKS OFF
The Advanced Technology Academic Research Center held a kickoff meeting for the ATARC Federal Big Data Test Lab on December 7 at the USDA office in Patriots Plaza III in Washington, D.C. The ATARC Federal Big Data Test Lab is an evaluation environment that provides the Federal Government with an understanding of how innovative data and analytics technology can help solve big data problems and enhance the agency’s mission.
–>View ATARC’s proposal for a Federal Big Data Strategy (.pdf)
FUTURE FEDERAL IT EVENTS
ATARC hosts educational IT symposiums and briefings for members of the Federal government and academia. All events are held in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Also included are events of interest to the Federal IT community.
IoT Workshop for Federal Developers
March 21-22, 1776 Crystal City, Arlington, VA
ATARC Federal Mobile Computing Summit
March 28, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, DC
ATARC Federal Executive Briefing: Data Center Optimization
April 20, Carr Workplaces at The Willard, Washington, DC
Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit
May 16, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, D.C.
ATARC Federal DevOps Summit
June 28, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, D.C.
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIC RESEARCH CENTER (ATARC)
The Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a collaborative forum for Federal government (Intel, DoD & Civilian), academia and industry to resolve emerging technology challenges.
- ATARC introduces innovative technologies and ideas from academic research labs to the Federal government and private industry
- ATARC facilitates dialogue between the Federal government, academia and industry
ATARC holds strategic relationships with the MITRE Corporation, which operates FFRDCs, as well as FFRDCs such as MIT Lincoln Labs and Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute.