SAN CARLOS, Calif. – May 12, 2009 – MarkLogic Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure software for information applications, today announced that Chris Biow, chief technologist, federal, will participate in the session ”Critical Technology to Empower the Warfighter — Indexing Primer” at the 2009 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference to be held May 17-21, 2009 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida.
This session will focus on how delivering the right information at the right time may help empower analysts, decision makers, and the Warfighter to make the imperative and critical decisions. The flow of information is extremely time sensitive, and speed and accuracy become key elements. An index typically provides an immense amount of information and is used to locate information. There are many different kinds of indexing techniques that can be implemented in a wide array of technology solutions, including search engines and relational databases. Choosing the right approach can mean the difference between mission success and a failure. Chris will provide an overview and examples of various indexing techniques and related technologies and will go on to describe the advantages and disadvantages of each.
The 2009 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference is a dynamic and educational five-day conference that will showcase new and emerging technologies. The technology exposition will continue its reputation as one of the most significant technology showcases within the federal industry. More than 300 solution providers will be highlighting the new innovative technologies. Informative speakers, as well as numerous sessions and networking events, will be featured throughout the conference. Nightly industry-sponsored gatherings will present ample opportunities to network and build new business relationships.
Chris Biow is a chief technologist, federal at MarkLogic Corporation and is currently the technical lead for the company”s role in Federal Government business specifically responsible for supervising pre and post sales architecture and implementations. Chris Biow has worked across many facets of the Intelligence Community over the past 20 years including in the US Navy with the Naval Research Laboratory and as Principal Architect with Verity and Autonomy. He is a 1983 graduate of the US Naval Academy and served for eight years on active duty as a Radar Intercept Officer, flying the aircraft-carrier-based F-14 Tomcat. Mr. Biow completed a career in the Reserves with the Naval Research Laboratory, working with Space Systems and Sensors. His civilian work has spanned the breadth of DoDIIS, Open Source Intelligence, Counter-Terrorism, Signals, National Reconnaissance, and counter-proliferation intelligence applications. Major implementations include architectural lead for Search on JITF-CT”s Viper and Combating Terrorism Knowledge Base portals, DIA’s Web Intelligence Search Engine, and current work on massively scaled analytic systems for billions of documents and records.
The 2009 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida on May 17-21, 2009. Chris will participate in the session “Critical Technology Techniques to Empower the Warfighter – Indexing Primer” on Tuesday, May 19th at 2pm ET.
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