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4 U.S. locales win smart city consulting

Winning cities get IBM expertise, consulting and recommendations to use to solve municipal problems through technology.

Big data

Big data: Will you know it when you see it?

IDC offers criteria for identifying the volume, variety and velocity of big data so that growth, changes and technology preferences can be measured and analyzed.

Motorola Real Time Crime Center Starter Kit

Crime center kit boosts predictive policing capabilities

The Real-Time Crime Center Starter Kit from Motorola integrates systems so that municipal police departments can improve their effectiveness.

flu data

Social media flu tracker gets local filter

Researchers have developed an algorithm to help track local cases of influenza through social media.

Police officer wearing a camera

Wearable camera for police gets video up close and personal

Lightweight wearable cameras gather high-quality video for police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and a secure database on the back end provides evidence-grade management.

surveillance camera at train station

Maryland Transit opts for video surveillance system

The MTA plans to install an advanced video surveillance program that is expected to improve security and cut costs.

Software defined networking concept

Agencies experiment with software-defined networks

Software-defined networking is giving agencies looking to upgrade their enterprises opportunities to program and virtualize complex networks.

NOAA maintenance on TAO buoy

Forecast warms for El Niño monitoring system

After reports surfaced that El Nino forecasts were losing accuracy due to lack of data, the National Weather Service announced it would repair 70 towering buoys used to track El Niño and La Niña patterns.

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Montana to link K-12 transcript data to universities

The project will inform policy decisions at the state level, support college and career planning, as well as facilitate the transition for K-12 students to college.

digital surveillance

System to continuously scan behavior of cleared workers

U.S. intelligence agencies are planning to thwart insider threats with a system for automated, continuous monitoring of the background and behavior of government workers with secret clearances.

Professor helping students

Analytics tool tracks higher-ed classroom performance

Connect Insight, a mobile analytics tool, helps instructors visualize how individual students are performing relative to their peers.

terastar

Sensor-sized big data storage scales down for the enterprise

BAE Systems' TeraStar system delivers government and military big data storage solution at smaller size and cost.

Topic Resources

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    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.