Former New Jersey attorney general leads an effort to develop risk-assessment tool to help judges make data-driven sentencing decisions.
Intel and Microsoft offer new data analytics tools designed to build upon their installed base of enterprise technologies and services.
Building on successes of 2013, the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics pushes predictive analytics to help city leaders make data-driven decisions.
Modernization of the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has standardized data, speeded electronic filing and improved the ability to search terabytes of financial transaction data for evidence of wrongdoing.
The spread of big data tools and technologies is not only altering the way government data is being analyzed, it is reshaping the data center itself.
New York City's Department of Homeless Services is using analytics to anticipate evictions and help identify families at risk of becoming homeless.
State public health agencies are turning to more advanced analytics in turning simple immunization registries into engines of population health management.
Data analysis software firm Splunk offers subscription pricing to the higher education community and announces security and enterprise IT monitoring apps.
Market research firm IDC Government Insights says cities will start putting in place the IT building blocks for smart city systems and applications in 2014.
A combination of cloud computing and business analytics has helped the city of Montreal track the habits of individual public transit riders — and reward their loyalty.
A Wake County, N.C., EMS team uses data analytics to uncover a new treatment protocol that extends survival rates for heart attack patients.
The Smithsonian Institution is undergoing a digital makeover to support more interactive exhibits, displays and research applications for the public and research communities.