Big Data Government

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

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, …

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 …

Privacy

Big Data And The Future Of Smart Cities

Shutterstock<p>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 …

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 …

Canada

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) …

Big Data

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:<p>Health and Family<p>> 50% of the population will be obese in 35 years …

Steve Ballmer

DISA to curb cyber threats with big data | Bloomberg Government

<i>This analysis was first available to Bloomberg Government subscribers.</i><p>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

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER<p>President Donald Trump’s new bipartisan commission on voting security can use federal data to help resolve the bitter …

U.S. Federal Government Spending is Now a Single, Unified Data Set

on May 9, 2017 at 12:42 pm<p>Shares 0<p>It’s been many years in the making, but spending data from the U.S. Federal Government is now all unified in one …

Can Predictive Analytics Help Avert Pittsburgh's Next Disaster?

On a refreshingly sunny day in mid-April, government officials and data experts gathered at a newly renovated conference room at the University of …

Government Technology

Americans Say Government Should Invest in Stronger Cyber Defenses of their Data

Amid a deluge of hacking headlines and bad experiences with data crimes such as identity theft, most Americans now want government agencies to …

Sent to Prison by a Software Program’s Secret Algorithms

When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. visited Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last month, he was asked a startling question, one with overtones of science fiction.<p>“Can you foresee a day,” asked Shirley Ann Jackson, president of the college in upstate New York, “when smart machines, driven with …

Wisconsin Supreme Court

A data-driven approach to deciding on infrastructure investments

<i>The</i> <i>article</i> <i>was first posted on</i> <i>The Conversation</i><i>.</i><p>The American economy is underpinned by networks. Road networks carry traffic and freight; the internet …

How Cities Are Using the Internet of Things to Map Air Quality | Data-Smart City Solutions

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 5.5 million people worldwide die each year as a result of air pollution. Many of these …

How Government's Data Can Be Truly Useable

In honor of the recent Open Data Day, here's what might seem a counterintuitive suggestion: Let's <i>stop</i> celebrating open data.<p>Why? A little history: It …

How Government's Data Can Be Truly Useable

In honor of the recent Open Data Day, here's what might seem a counterintuitive suggestion: Let's <i>stop</i> celebrating open data.<p>Why? A little history: It …

When Big Data Gets It Wrong

“Data” is the watchword of the progressive gov tech professional today. If we can put a number to a problem — quantify it, catalog it, assault it …

Big data is adding a whole new dimension to public spaces – here's how

Most of us encounter public spaces in our daily lives: whether it’s physical space (a sidewalk, a bench, or a road), a visual element (a panorama, a …

How can we make big data work for government?

James Stewart recently blogged about the changes that we’re making to the Technology Leaders Network. The blog outlined how keen we are to involve …

Big Data

Reports of the Death of Big Data Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Can we still trust data? Following a series of surprising election results in 2016 that defied the predictions made by some of the world’s most …

Utilis takes top water innovation prize at Imagine H2O for tech that finds leaks underground

An Israeli tech startup called Utilis has taken top honors at Imagine H2O this year, for technology that can detect underground leaks in underground, potable water supply systems through analysis of satellite imagery. Americans waste 1 trillion gallons of water every year thanks to leaky faucets, …

Water

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data In 2017

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

Kick-Starting Data-Driven Government

As the civic data field matures, more cities are discovering the value of data to improve government and asking how they can more fully join the …

This map claims it can predict crimes across London before they happen

Each circle on the map represents the potential number of crimes in the area that are expected to take place in 2017<p>Dataiku<p>Every time police across …