Federal Data Strategy — Overcoming Culture and Budgetary Challenges

In our previous article on the GovCyberHub, TD SYNNEX Public Sector’s Chief Data Scientist, Sherry Bennett, PhD, and Quest Public Sector’s Director of Federal Sales Engineering, Chris Roberts, came together to discuss the different components of the Federal Data Strategy…

The Federal Data Strategy — What civilian agencies need to know

Federal civilian agencies are increasingly turning to technology to achieve their missions and improve constituent services. This makes working with accurate and well-managed data critical for driving decision making. But up until just a few years ago, most government agencies…

Information governance—How AI can assist your agency’s modernization efforts

In a recent article on the GovCyberHub, we discussed the foundational requirements for modernizing agencies’ information governance practices that were featured in a panel discussion held by the Digital Government Institute (DGI), with IT experts from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU),…

Information Governance vs Data Governance – What your agency needs to know

Information governance is essential for the day-to-day processes of managing a government agency’s data. This is done through holistic approaches to managing agency information by implementing processes, roles, controls, and metrics, that treat information as a valuable asset. Information governance…

12 data governance tips that every federal agency should keep in mind

Data governance best practices ensure that your federal agency’s data is being created, collected, stored, and accessed by the right people for the right purpose. Which processes have you put in place to manage access, availability, usability, quality and security?…

How federal government agencies can navigate the challenges of cloud data warehouse adoption

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog. As federal government agencies prioritize their digital transformation goals, two trends in modernization, namely the hybrid cloud and the “cloud data warehouse,” have converged presenting a real opportunity to move the…

Why do federal government agencies need data democratization?

When looking for an explanation of data democratization, you will most certainly find a few common themes, such as how it makes digital information accessible to the average user and gives people the tools to understand and make quick decisions.…

Why Digital Transformation is Good for Constituents, but Bad for DBAs

The day-to-day of a database administrator (DBA) working for a state, local, or municipal government or agency has changed significantly in the past few years. The digital transformation initiatives that became incredibly pervasive in the days following the start of…

Dr. Andreas Weigend to give “data dilemma” keynote address at Quest EMPOWER 2021

As federal government agencies become more innovative with their data, it is critical that they have comprehensive knowledge of the latest trends, best practices, and technologies for their data systems. That is why Quest is holding its first annual Quest…