Long before companies offered commercial total lightning detection services to government, NASA and National Weather Service researchers experimented with homegrown systems.
Newly available data on lightning activity within clouds gives NWS, NASA and the military better warnings about severe weather.
Adding the open-source framework will lead to more task-specific analytics for agencies that need to turn data into insights and decisions they can act on, says Gartner.
Attunity's software for file replication lets organizations rapidly move data in and out of Hadoop and the cloud.
Picking criminal cases to investigate and prosecute can be a subtle, subjective process, former special agent John A. Cassara writes. Analytics software can help prosecutors make the right choice.
Police departments are adding the algorithm-driven software to their public safety arsenal to reduce felony crimes.
The Oklahoma County Jail got a clear view of the benefits of a manageable high-def video surveillance system, which cut costs and reduced altercations at the crowded facility.
The state and the Desert Research Institute partner with IBM to use analytics and advanced research applications for scientific research, education and economic development.
Cloud computing, Hadoop, NoSQL databases and semantic technology are related layers that will allow agencies to derive more value from big data applications.
Three core steps can help agencies plant the seeds of an analytics program that can yield cost savings and better use of resources.
The high-speed N-Wave network can scale up to a 100 gigabits/sec to accommodate the massive amount of weather and climate modeling data generated every day.
Oak Ridge lab's scalable software shows why it could be of value to investigators, researchers and analysts, especially once it adds Raptor, a metadata tool.