The Power of Big Data
Do you want fast and secure access to specific data, not just large files, in a Hadoop ecosystem? How about distilling value from your sources in real-time, as soon as data arrives or changes?
Join us for the MarkLogic Government Summit on November 14 and learn how you can perform real-time analysis of complex and varied data from a variety of sources. This one-day event features experts, thought leaders, organizational transformers, real world case studies and demos on how to turn information into actionable intelligence.
Learn what the difference is between the promises of other technologies, and the reality of what organizations have been able to accomplish using MarkLogic’s Enterprise NoSQL database. Hear new ways of leveraging your Big Data for much quicker, easier, and more cost-effective results. You will leave the summit with firsthand knowledge on how to fast-track your organization’s mission.
- Unify your video, geospatial information, web, text, social media, healthcare records, claims and images, ISR, complex sensor data and biometrics.
- Deliver mission results in weeks with MarkLogic’s enterprise-grade NoSQL database on Hadoop.
- Get quick value from your Hadoop deployment with real-time queries and alerting.
- Bridge data silos with little to no data modeling and ETL effort.
- Create actionable intelligence in real-time, to support situational awareness, fraud prevention, and other mission-critical tasks.
Who Should Attend
- Anyone in charge of managing Big Data or data analysis initiatives.
- Anyone who makes decisions on fundamental information architectures and products, including: CIOs, CTOs, senior IT managers, information architects, CKOs and senior knowledge managers, information analysts, program managers, and systems integrators.
- Anyone who wants to learn about a unique technology that can solve a wide range of today’s data challenges.
Gary Bloom is the Chief Executive Officer of MarkLogic. He brings an exceptional background that includes more than two decades of successful leadership in enterprise software. Gary most recently was the CEO and president at eMeter.
Gary was also the former Vice Chair and President of Symantec Corporation. Gary joined Symantec through the company’s merger with Veritas Software where he was the chairman and CEO. Before joining Veritas, Gary held senior executive positions at Oracle.
Gary earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.
Charles T. Aaron
Chief, I & A Classified Data Management and Cloud Computing, Department of Homeland Security
Drawing upon over two decades of experience in information technology Mr. Aaron’s current role is Chief, Intelligence & Analysis Classified Data Management and Cloud Computing Mr. Aaron oversees the Intelligence and Analysis Classified Data Systems and is building the classified environments cloud computing infrastructure “Cerberus”. Leveraging the very successful Ghost Machine architecture DHS is moving forward to promote Information Sharing, Data Management and WikiLeaks mitigation in the classified world of DHS.
Prior to this effort Mr. Aaron was Chief, National Security Systems Strategy, Policy and Communications, Mr. Aaron sets the strategic planning and policy direction for the classified networks and systems in the Department of Homeland Security.
Prior to joining DHS Mr. Aaron served as a Senior Manager for Collections and Operations Solutions Division Applications Development at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and within the DoD Intelligence Information System (DoD lIS) community. He assumed that role on September 24, 2009. His responsibilities included technical strategic direction for development and integration of application solutions as well as establishment of a technical application architecture framework, review of solution design, and operational
oversight of solution implementation.
Mr. Aaron hails from Frederick, MD, and spent 15 years as a Law Enforcement professional with four years in the United States Secret Service under President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Aaron has over 20 years in the information Technology field working for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint where he worked on billing and business solutions for the telecom industry. Mr. Aaron has been back with the federal government for 8 years and has acted as Project Manager for the U.S. Mint’s e-business program as well as the financial management systems for both the U.S. Mint and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Mr. Aaron was Project Manager for The NIBIN ballistics analysis program for ATF. In January of 2009 Mr. Aaron began work with the Defense Intelligence Agency specifically in the Counterintelligence and HUMINT fields. He managed a portfolio of 22 CIHUMINT applications being used by DIA and the Intelligence Community at large. Mr. Aaron was a member of the NATO Operational Planning Team and has made presentations in The Hague and Brussels Belgium for NATO and SHAPE. Mr. Aaron sat on a number of working groups to include the Intelligence Standards Working Group, U.S. Army CIHUMINT architecture redesign and the Afghan Mission Network design and implementation. In 2010 Mr. Aaron presented the CIHUMINT toolset to the DODIIS World Wide Conference. Mr. Aaron is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL Foundations V3, COR and DAWIA Acquisitions certified at Level III in Information Technology and DHS Level II in Program Management.
Vice President, Consulting, CGI Federal
Mark Calem is a Vice President with CGI Federal’s Health and Compliance Business Unit, where he is the program manager for the Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Exchange. Mark has over 29 years of experience managing, developing, and implementing large-scale information systems and consulting with customers in the areas of system architecture development, systems development methodologies, and the complete systems development lifecycle for public sector organizations. He also has extensive experience in Healthcare IT.
Mark lives in the Northern Virginia area with his wife and three children. He enjoys swimming, biking, and running. He grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Former CTO, United States of America
Aneesh Chopra is the first CTO of the United States. He outlines ways technology can spur innovation, strengthen America’s competitiveness in the world, and solve the vexing problems facing the domains of healthcare, education, and energy. President Obama tasked Aneesh with promoting innovation, transparency, and collaboration within the federal government. An energetic groundbreaker who previously served as Virginia’s fourth Secretary of Technology, Aneesh catapulted the President’s technology agenda forward by fostering new ideas and encouraging government-wide collaboration. By introducing the concept of “open innovation,” which tapped into the private sector to solve long-standing government problems—job creation, reducing health-care costs, and protecting the homelandm Aneesh arrived at solutions overlooked by his counterparts. His wide array of accomplishments include designing the National Wireless Initiative, a development of a nationwide public safety broadband network, and implementing the President’s open government strategy, which focused on unlocking the federal government’s potential in solving problems and seeding industries of the future. Currently a senior advisor to The Advisory Board Company, Aneesh shares critical insights into how to make public and private sector organizations more effective, efficient, and transparent, leaving audiences with an understanding of how technological innovation will help businesses and governments stay competitive in the global economy.
Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Hortonworks
Shaun Connolly is focused on enabling Apache Hadoop to be the next-generation enterprise data platform. Shaun has over 20 years of experience in the software industry, with a track record of building early stage and midsize software companies into successful market leaders. Shaun has held VP and Director level positions at VMware, SpringSource, Red Hat, JBoss, Princeton Softech, HP, Bluestone Software, and Primavera Systems.
Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC
Bob Gourley began his career as a naval intelligence officer, becoming the first Director of Intelligence (J2) at DoD’s cyber defense organization JTF-CND. After retiring from the Navy, Bob became a senior executive with TRW and Northrop Grumman, and then returned to government service as CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). He has been named among the top 25 most influential CTOs in the globe by Infoworld, selected for AFCEA’s award for meritorious service to the intelligence Community, named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of DC’s “Tech Titans,” and named one of the “Top 25 Most Fascinating Communicators in Government IT” by the Gov2.0 community GovFresh. This year, he was also noted as “Most Influential on Twitter for Big Data” by Forbes. He has published over 40 articles on a wide range of topics and is a contributor to the book “Threats in the Age of Obama.”
At Crucial Point, Bob leads efforts in due diligence assessments and strategic consulting. Bob is a founding member and sits on the board of directors of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association. He is also on the board of Naval Intelligence Professionals, the Intelligence Committee of AFCEA, and the Cyber Committee of INSA. He is an advisor to several companies and is on several government advisory boards. Bob holds a master of science degree in scientific and technical intelligence from Naval Postgraduate School, a master of science degree in military science from USMC University, and a master of science degree in computer science from James Madison University.
Founder and Chief Architect, MarkLogic
Before founding MarkLogic, Chris was the architect of Ultraseek Server, Infoseeks enterprise search application, now one of Autonomys principal products following the acquisition of Verity. Chris had overall responsibility for the creation of Ultraseek Server, including the architecture, design, and development. Prior to Infoseek, Chris pursued post-doctoral research in high-speed networks and real-time video processing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). During his research tenure at MIT, Chris authored over 15 publications in internet and multi-media technologies. Chris holds a bachelors degree in Engineering and Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology, and a masters degree and Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT.
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales, MarkLogic
John Shap is the executive vice president of worldwide sales at MarkLogic. John has more than 25 years experience leading enterprise software companies where he has built an exceptional track record for sales growth, generating new business, opening new markets, and team leadership in the U.S. and internationally. Shap has held a number of executive leadership positions with companies that include Hyperion Solutions, Siebel Systems, SPSS Inc., and Chordiant Software. At SPSS (acquired by IBM), he was part of the team that drove top-line growth with a 5X increase in market capitalization. This increase was widely attributed to sales execution and operating efficiencies under Shap’s direction. Most recently, John served on the board of directors for SAVO Group, a SaaS sales enablement platform. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Northern Illinois University.
Federal CTO, Vice President, MarkLogic
Chris Biow is Public Sector CTO and Vice President at MarkLogic Corporation, providing technical leadership for the company’s government division. He has worked with Big Data, search, database, and knowledge management applications for over twenty years, previously at Verity, Autonomy, and the Naval Research Laboratory. His work includes Big Data projects with the Department of Defense, the National Archives, the U.S. intelligence community, and Bloomberg News. His career also includes 8 years as a Radar Intercept Officer, flying the aircraft-carrier-based F-14 Tomcat. Chris is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and earned his Master’s degree from the University of Maryland.
Enterprise Systems Architect, IQ Solutions
Atul Ganatra serves as the Enterprise Systems Architect for IQ Solutions. He has led efforts to build a back-end infrastructure and platform—known as the Knowledge Management Platform—to support IQ Solutions information center clients, as well as the integration of MarkLogic into that platform. Mr. Ganatra has led large development teams from the early stages of a technology project through implementation. He has demonstrated experience in leading web-based applications systems architecture, design, and development work in both the commercial and Federal sectors. He also has years of experience and skill in building and maintaining production systems and environments with high uptime requirements. His projects span various health care, transportation, and Federal industries.
Senior Industry Solutions Manager, MarkLogic
Dale Kim is a Senior Industry Solutions Manager at MarkLogic, with a background that includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. He first made the forward leap away from a relational database mindset many years ago when he joined Verity, which had teamed with other unstructured data visionaries including Netscape, Adobe, and a few intelligence agencies. Since then he has seen numerous software firms attempt to solve unstructured data challenges, and has found a good place at MarkLogic. Dale earned his degree in computer science from Berkeley and his MBA from Santa Clara University.
Director, Information Systems, IQ Solutions
Adam B. Lee, M.S., M.B.A., PMP, is the Director of Information Systems at IQ Solutions. In this role he has led the design and development of health information databases and applications for numerous agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, and he is accountable for technology deliverables across the organization. Mr. Lee manages the technology support requirements for the nine information centers operated on behalf of IQ Solutions customers, and is leading MarkLogic implementation activities for two of those clients.
Principal Technologist / SE Manager DoD, MarkLogic
Clark D. Richey, Jr. is the Principal Technologist and SE Manager / DoD at MarkLogic, where he has worked for over four years. Clark has written numerous MarkLogic tutorials and is an active MarkLogic Community member, actively contributing to several open source projects. In addition to working at MarkLogic, Clark teaches computer science at UMBC’s undergraduate and Loyola’s master’s program. Clark has an extensive background in architecting and implementing large scale software systems for government customers. Clark has a B.S. in Computer Science from U.M.U.C. and a Masters in Computer Science from American University.
Senior Member, Technical Staff, Hortonworks
Billie Rinaldi was a leader of the National Security Agency computer science research team from 2008 to 2012 that implemented Apache Accumulo. Since Accumulo became open source in fall 2011, Dr. Rinaldi has worked to foster the community surrounding it. She was elected the Project Management Committee Chair when Accumulo became a top-level Apache project and was subsequently invited to become a member of the Apache Software Foundation.
|7:30am – 9:00am||Registration, Breakfast and Partner Showcase|
|8:00am – 8:45am||Pre-conference Session: Introduction to MarkLogic
Dale Kim, Sr. Industry Solutions Manager, MarkLogic
Clark Richey, Technical Director, MarkLogic
|9:00am – 9:05am||Welcome
John Shap, EVP of Worldwide Sales, MarkLogic
|9:05am – 9:45am||Big Data – Realizing the Potential
Gary Bloom, CEO, MarkLogic
|9:45am – 10:30am||Harnessing the Power of Technology to Compete in the 21st Century
Aneesh Chopra, former CTO of the United States
|10:30am – 11:00am||Coffee Break and Partner Showcase|
|11:00am – 11:40am||Trends in Big Data: Analytics, Hadoop, Cloud, and Beyond
Christopher Lindblad, Founder, MarkLogic
Shaun Connolly, VP, Corporate Strategy, Hortonworks
|11:40am – 12:20pm||Five Megatrends Shaping the Future of IT
Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency and Founder/CTO of Crucial Point LLC
|12:20pm – 1:30pm||Lunch, Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions, and Partner Showcase|
|Track Sessions||Solutions Track||Technology Track|
|1:30 – 2:10pm||Big Data Challenges in Healthcare
Capt. Michael Weiner
Chief Medical Information Officer, IPO
Federal Facilitated Exchange
Chirayu Desai, Vice President, CGI
|MarkLogic & Hadoop: A Reference Architecture for Real-time Big Data Applications
Clark Richey, Technical Director, MarkLogic
Billie Rinaldi, Hortonworks
|2:10pm – 2:50pm||How SAMHSA is using XML to expand Public Engagement on critical Behavioral Health Topics
Adam Lee, Director, Information Systems, IQ Solutions
Atul Ganatra, Enterprise Systems Architect, IQ Solutions
|MarkLogic 6: New Capabilities for Mission-critical Big Data Projects
VP, Product Management, MarkLogic
|2:50pm – 3:00pm||Break and Partner Showcase|
|3:00pm – 3:40pm||Geospatial Analysis for Unstructured Information
Bill Major, Sr. Technical Analyst, Esri
It’s All About the Data
Chuck Aaron, Program Manager, KMD,
US Department of Homeland Security
|Plug-and-Play Big Data: The SGI® DataRaptor™ Big Data Appliance
Ken Hill, Solutions Architect, SGI Federal
|3:40pm – 4:20pm||Applying Advanced Analytics to Government Big Data Challenges
Tim Hoechst, CTO, Agilex
|How MarkLogic Solved Government Data Challenges
Chris Biow, CTO, Public Sector, MarkLogic
|4:20pm – 4:30pm||Closing Remarks||Closing Remarks|
|4:30pm – 7:00pm||Networking Reception & Partner Showcase
Sponsored by Avalon Consulting LLC, Carahsoft, and Smartlogic
*Please note that the agenda is subject to change.
Big Data is gaining a lot of attention around the world, but the phrase itself can be a misnomer. Too often, conversations focus on the “Big,” when the real impact in fact comes from the “Data.” The same is true for Open Source. There is a lot of hype about Open Source technologies, but often with little understanding about the amount of resources it takes to make the technology enterprise-proof and mission-ready.
In this keynote, we will explore how MarkLogic helps customers manage data — in any type, at any volume, in any structure — and build applications that are flexible and responsive to change. Our customers build application’s on MarkLogic with speed and agility that relational database technology is notable to match. They will also explore how the combination of Hadoop and an Enterprise NoSQL database can help organizations segregate data among different storage and computation environments to optimize cost, performance, availability and flexibility.
Aneesh Chopra developed an “open innovation” strategy that tapped citizen expertise to make government smarter and more responsive to private sector demands. As he comments on the key technology trends that confront public and private sector organizations, including the growth of big data, mobile broadband, the importance of privacy and security and the promise of new collaboration tools, Chopra will share his insights on how organizations can effectively develop new products and services to meet growing customer demands.
Government technologists are using Big Data analytics for applications such as pattern recognition, cryptographic analysis, detection of fraud and abuse, and image processing for security. More and more, Hadoop is being leveraged as the underlying technology for dealing with Big Data, along with NoSQL databases to enable real-time applications. At the same time, both public and private clouds are pursued as cost-effective ways to deliver scale as needed. This panel discussion will explore how government agencies and the enterprise can leverage advancements in analytics, Hadoop, and the cloud to ensure cost-optimized deployments of applications that are able to scale to meet the largest data challenges.
Cloud Computing, Big Data, Cybersecurity and Convergence towards a common platform are among the trends that organizations are faced with today’s IT decision makers. In this session, leading tech industry analyst and former government CTO Bob Gourley will share his perspective on which trends are driving organizations to make change and how these disruptive technologies are relevant to your IT environment.
CMS’ Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight is implementing the Federal Insurance Exchange as required by the Affordability Care Act. The Insurance Exchange will be able to perform all of the major functions of an exchange – claims management, eligibility and enrollment activities, consumer assistance, premium tax credit calculation and financial management, such as payments to issuers. The Affordable Care Act requires the creation of a competitive health insurance marketplace for States and territories to help bring insurance coverage to 34 million additional Americans. Because of the scale, multiple state data types, and lifecycle cost implications
of the exchange, MarkLogic was selected as the transactional database to support the delivery of the Federal Insurance Exchange platform. CGI is the prime systems integrator to implement the Exchange, and will discuss the benefits of using a native XML database to support the scale, diversity and lifecycle cost requirements in this first of a kind project.
SAMHSA’s Public Engagement Platform (PEP), managed by the Office of Communications (OC), provides the public with one-stop access to the Agency’s behavioral health communication products, services, and information. Continuing to grow SAMHSA’s audiences using traditional print channels is cost prohibitive. To respond to this need and align with the White House Digital Government Strategy, IQ Solutions used MarkLogic to create an XML based publications content repository to house the Agency’s products. The repository will enable SAMHSA content owners to store and deliver SAMHSA publication content through any digital communication channels. It will provide new ways of accessing content, new ways of finding content, and new ways of delivering content to the public and SAMHSA’s stakeholders. The underlying principle for this new support tool is to “create once, publish everywhere.” In this session, we will talk about the genesis, benefits, technical approach, initial outcomes and lessons learned from the project. We’ll also look at where the repository may take us and SAMHSA’s content in the future.
Efficiently incorporating unstructured information into geospatial analysis is a big challenge for analysts. Analysts are often required to expend significant time and effort to incorporate geospatial information within textual assets using manual processes, use a search tool to perform full text search, and finally integrate results in a geospatial analysis environment. This session will describe a MarkLogic-Esri solution which provides a real-time geospatial fusion framework for unstructured information.
DHS has significant data sharing challenges, aggregating data from multiple government sources and exchanging with first responders at the state and local level. The data arrives in multiple formats and is stored in hundreds of different data sources. A common storage and exchange format is XML (specifically NIEM). This session will discuss DHS’s focus on technologies to natively exploit XML data sharing.
The Big Data challenge for Government organizations is transforming large amounts of complex data into meaningful insight and actionable intelligence. This session will discuss the use of Latent Semantic Indexing techniques to discover new relationships and key concepts in extremely large volumes of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.
This session introduces the MarkLogic products, defines terms, and summarizes the technology architecture, which will set the context for other talks in the Technology Track. Learn about MarkLogic Server’s unique design and find out why it is great for searching, aggregating, and scaling out. Attendees new to MarkLogic should consider this a “must-see.”
Applications are an essential part of any Big Data solution. They bridge the gap between the huge amounts of raw intelligence stored and refined in Hadoop and the knowledge workers who are making mission-critical decisions. MarkLogic is an enterprise NoSQL database designed for real-time Big Data applications that require sophisticated full-text search, transactional updates, and proven production reliability. In this session you will learn about a reference architecture that combines MarkLogic and Hadoop to provide interactive search and discovery in MarkLogic with large-scale processing and storage in Hadoop.
Government agencies want to take advantage of a new class of innovative technologies that solve today’s data challenges. Rather than spend valuable resources on low-value activities such as data modeling, integration, and growth planning, they want to focus on high value outputs. They are looking for the flexibility of schemaless NoSQL databases. They seek out-of-the box features, especially search capabilities, to lower development costs. They want a technology that integrates with existing infrastructure and has proven, enterprise-grade reliability and security. This session will give a technical overview of new features in MarkLogic 6, and how they help with government deployments.
SGI has joined forces with MarkLogic to deliver a one of a kind Big Data Appliance – the SGI DataRaptor with MarkLogic Database. This session will describe how the SGI DataRaptor accelerates and simplifies the delivery of highly scalable Big Data applications by providing an infrastructure that can be deployed in hours instead of days or weeks.
Government agencies are facing new and ongoing challenges dealing with the volume, variety, velocity, and complexity of Big Data. Beyond the difficulties of simply collecting and storing this information, agencies need to make it accessible to users in new and different ways to address a variety of mission-critical requirements. Chris will describe the details of MarkLogic customer implementations that have solved key challenges, including:
- Capturing, managing, searching, and analyzing open source intelligence information, including social media data
- Integrating mission-critical information from disparate data silos with a virtualization (“data cloud”) solution, to create a centralized, searchable system.
We will have several Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) Sessions hosted by MarkLogic and sponsor experts at lunch during the Government Summit. Grab your lunch from the buffet and then sit down at a BOF topic you want to discuss. Our moderators are there to help get the conversation started, but don’t worry, this isn’t a sales pitch – no slides, no laptops! This is a chance for attendees and experts to meet and exchange ideas on the topic at-hand.
TOPIC: Big Data
HOST: Chris Biow, Federal CTO, Vice President, MarkLogic
TOPIC: Content Intelligence – Adding the Who, When, Where, Why and How
HOST: Sean Fagan, Director, Federal Sales, Smartlogic
TOPIC: Future of Content Management
HOST: Niels Nielsen & Joe Hilger, Avalon Consulting, LLC
TOPIC: Geospatial Analysis
HOST: James Clippinger, Technical Director, MarkLogic
HOST: Michael Doane, Technical Director, Civilian Team, MarkLogic
TOPIC: Java / Rest API
HOST: Clark Richey, Technical Director, MarkLogic
TOPIC: Managing Big Data in a Scale Out/Scale up Environment
HOSTS: Robert Paddison, Executive Relations Director, SGI
Brian Hahn, Sales Director, SGI
TOPIC: Real-time Hadoop
HOST: Justin Makeig, Director, Product Management, MarkLogic
TOPIC: Semantic Technology for Information Extraction and Knowledge Discovery
HOST: Guillaume Mazières, General Manager, Publishing, TEMIS
TOPIC: Big Data and Special Operations
HOST: Al Di Leonardo, President and CEO, The HumanGeo