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SAN CARLOS, Calif. – April 23, 2009 – MarkLogic Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure software for information applications, today announced that Chris Biow, chief technologist for federal, will participate in the session “Integrating KM and Risk Management” at the 10th Annual Knowledge Management 2009 Conference to be held April 28-29, 2009 at the Ronald Reagan Building, in Washington, DC. This panel will also feature Major Brad Hilton, knowledge officer, US European Command HQ and Stephen Hollifield, information services manager, records and technology division, Richmond Police Department.

This session will discuss how government programs are integrating risk management with KM for measurable outcome. Biow along with Hilton and Hollifield will explore how the public sector is using KM to predict crime patterns and equip officers with valuable information, as well as how to develop a return on investment case for using business intelligence and KM for risk assessment. They will also explain how risks influence knowledge collection for detection of technical challenges along with agency experiences with connecting KM principals and practices to Continuous Risk Management.

Knowledge Management 2009 is an informative two day conference and exhibition recognized for government knowledge management. This conference will feature three track sessions, including: integrating KM into your work environment; creating information-driven organizations with KM; and evolving defense operations with KM. This conference will explore how government departments are working together to simplify access to public information, guarantee that the information they share is accurate and secure, and analyze large data repositories to support actionable decision making. Key topics throughout this conference include: trends in collaboration technology; supporting business intelligence techniques through knowledge exploration; knowledge management’s support regarding the demand for increased government accountability and transparency; and Web 2.0 technologies and KM programs to improve citizen services.

Chris Biow has worked across many facets of the Intelligence Community: in the US Navy with the Naval Research Laboratory; as Principal Architect with Verity and Autonomy; and with MarkLogic as chief technologist for federal. 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. 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 Knowledge Management 2009 Conference will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on April 28-29, 2009. Chris will participate in the session “Integrating KM and Risk Management” on Wednesday, April 29th at 11:30am ET.

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