Open Source Solutions and Other Strategies for Successful Interface Aggregation

  |  January 25, 2017

Many federal agencies rely on a diverse set of data sources to accomplish their mission. This spotlights data sharing initiatives as critical to government effectiveness. A key challenge in their execution is the heterogeneity of platforms, protocols, languages, and message exchange patterns used across information sources, making for a complex environment and a potential obstacle... Read More

Information Assurance Best Practices for In-Flight and At-Rest Data

  |  January 4, 2017

It should not surprise anyone that the days of lax IT security practices are over. Information assurance has evolved out of the governance realm and into the world of implementation.  Almost every development work stream in a modern transformation project includes planning, building, and validating solutions to ensure the protection of critical and sensitive data,... Read More

Ensuring Data Integrity — Before and After the Migration

  |  November 9, 2016

One of the most crucial aspects of successful data migration is ensuring the data integrity at both ends of the migration process. For data residing in the legacy system, far too many agencies tend to underestimate the amount of inaccuracies, discrepancies, and conflicts that exist. Some older database technologies are remarkably lenient about enforcing rules... Read More