Featuring participants from the Federal government, academia and industry, ATARC Working Groups feature projects chaired by an industry thought leader and including other government, academic and industry subject matter experts.

ATARC Working Groups promote thought leadership within the Federal government ecosystem, conducting research on emerging technology issues and providing recommendations to the Federal government.

If you are interested in participating in the ATARC Working Groups, please e-mail Tim Harvey at

List of ATARC Working Groups

ATARC Cloud & Data Center Working Group
Next Meeting: May 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at GSA Headquarters, Rooms 1460 & 1461. (Registration info)

ATARC Mobile Working Group
Document: MSCT Mobile Services Roadmap (.pdf)
Proposal: Next Generation Federal Mobile Strategy (.pdf)

Enabling Federal Cloud Adoption
Project Report: Findings and Recommendations of ATARC’s Cloud Innovation Lab (.pdf)

ATARC Big Data Working Group
Proposal: ATARC proposes Federal Big Data Strategy (.pdf)
Harnessing Big Data within the Federal Government
Project Briefing: ATARC Federal Big Data Summit, December 8, Washington, D.C. (Download the project briefing .pdf format)
Project Report: Harnessing Big Data within the Federal Government – Findings and Recommendations of ATARC’s Big Data Innovation Lab (.pdf)

ATARC Internet of Things Working Group
IoT 101
Project Briefing: ATARC Federal Internet of Everything Summit, November 10, 2015, Washington, D.C. (Download project briefing in .pdf format)
Project report: Government and the Internet of Things: Findings and Recommendations (.pdf)

atarcThe Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a collaborative forum for government, academia and industry to resolve emerging technology challenges. ATARC also introduces innovative technology from academic research labs to the Federal government and private industry.