Big Data Government

By David Fletcher | A look at big data and it's role in government

Why the public sector should utilise big data to measure citizen sentiment

Public Sector

States Compete for Top Data Science Talent

States have long competed for jobs and investment, and this dynamic is now playing out in the race to be the state with the most data scientists — …

Big Data

If AI has the power to transform all industries, why hasn’t it?

There is a ton of noise about AI today. A quick search on Google for “Artificial Intelligence” returned 82M results and almost 4M news stories. …

Innovation

Data science can help us fight human trafficking

COMMENTARY<p><i>This article first appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>July 30 marks the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day focused …

Why Business Data Accuracy is Important in Government

We know governments at all levels have terabytes of data and some of the data is based upon self-reported information by businesses and/or business …

Tackling Homelessness with Data: The City of Santa Rosa, California

Customer: Santa Rosa<p>Like many communities across the United States, Santa Rosa, California has seen its population of homeless citizens increase in …

How Local Data Helps Stunt Drug Overdoses

<i>This story was originally published by</i> <i>Data-Smart City Solutions</i><i>.</i><p>About a year ago, Cincinnati, Ohio, felt the first major shock in its opioid …

Connecting the Digital Dots in Education

For years, Dr. Jennifer Coleman was struggling with how to prevent her students at Richland One School District in South Carolina from dropping out. …

New Database Shows Residents What's In Their Water

(TNS) -- Everyone has heard the advice: Drink eight glasses of water a day.<p>But do you know what’s in that water?<p>It’s easy to check, using a database …

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Report: What States Are the Best for Data Innovation?

In the premiere edition of a new report, a nonprofit think tank has recognized states for their innovation when it comes to data.<i>The Best States for</i> …

Big Data

BI data governance can take lessons from public sector practices

Business intelligence is taking on an increasingly critical role in the enterprise because it increases the accuracy of conventional processes and …

Analytics, AI and Orchestration are Top New Security Topics

You've probably been asked what you like best about your job. Since I've spent the majority of my career in the public sector, one of my top answers …

Cybersecurity

Ohio Qualifies 50 Firms for 'Exploratory' Data Analytics Projects

Six months after releasing a request for proposals (RFP) aimed at changing the way the state procures IT, officials in Ohio told <i>Government Technology</i> …

Government Technology

IBM declares AI the key to making unstructured data useful

One of the key problems for businesses trying to make the most of their data is that the overwhelming majority of such data isn’t set up for machine processing. That’s where AI can help, according to IBM North America chief marketing officer Rashmy Chatterjee.<p>She said 80 percent of company data is …

Big Data

Transforming government services through big data

Big data analytics have transformed the way businesses identify trends, challenges and opportunities. As businesses transform digitally using these …

Big Data

6 Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Smart Government Lessons

June 21, 2017<p>What is the state of smart government and smart cities technology adoption?<p>That’s a question that I sought to answer at a big data, …

Big Data

How to Start Incorporating Machine Learning in Enterprises

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine Learning, Artificial …

Big Data

Using Data to Find the True Price of Parking in Boston

The immediate ramifications of underpriced parking are clear: office workers elect to "feed the meter" rather than park in garages, while shoppers, …

UK government’s huge citizen data grab is go—where are the legal safeguards?

The government's long-awaited digital strategy that knits together plans for the opening up of vast quantities of citizen data across the public …

Big Data And The Future Of Smart Cities

Although Big Data has a lot of buzz around it, I believe that in many ways it is still a relatively new and unexplored concept. However, its potential for human analysis is already obvious. This makes it a perfect and integral part of the planning and creation of smart cities.<p>As populations grow …

Big Data

5 Ways Data Analytics, Performance Agreements Saved Cincinnati $3.3 Million in Fiscal 2017

Deploying data analytics, forging departmental performance agreements, holding bi-weekly performance management sessions and following lean …

Analytics

The Strategic Value of Big Data and Analytics in the Public Sector (IDC)

Close<p>Call us at<p>Or see our complete list of local country numbers<p>Contact UsE-mail us with comments, questions or feedback.<p>To realize benefits of …

Canada dives deep into data to make case to U.S. on NAFTA, says Freeland

'If you're an American official or legislator, it's been hard to avoid a Canadian,' says Freeland<p>The federal government is using a deep mine of …

The six top trends in government innovation

It’s counter-intuitive, but we may actually be living through a golden age of government innovation. The tremendous pressure exerted by huge complex …

Big Data’s big governance impact

The anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) …

Forecasting Key US Trends Based on Steve Ballmer’s New Government Facts Service

First, here are the most interesting trends that I extrapolated from USAFacts.org:Health and Family• > 50% of the population will be obese in 35 years …

Steve Ballmer

DISA to curb cyber threats with big data

<i>This analysis was first available to Bloomberg Government subscribers.</i> The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is seeking small businesses to …

Big Data

Federal Data Can Resolve Vote Fraud Debate, Says Vice Chairman of Donald Trump's Election Integrity Commission

President Donald Trump’s new bipartisan commission on voting security can use federal data to help resolve the bitter partisan dispute about the …