A DHS-funded collaborative mines data from poison centers, EMS reports, population, health care infrastructure, social media and other sources.
Weather forecasting is still an inexact science, but modeling techniques and high-powered computers help NOAA accurately predict the track of storms such as Sandy.
The agency's Aviation Safety Program analyzes incident reports from pilots, air traffic controllers and others to find trouble before it strikes.
Big data, cloud computing and video are increasing demand for data storage among federal agencies, according to a recent study.
The department's Common Operating Picture provides tools for broader situational awareness, including shared mapping, analytics and data visualization.
NetApp, Data Tactic offer geospatial intell community cloud-based advanced analytics and data storage system
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Discovery/Alert 7.0 can help government analysts and clinicians find value in data across multiple sources without specialized training. The FBI and DHS are on board.
With computing costs coming down, agencies can unlock capabilities for analyzing and finding hidden value in data.
Energy and NSF's Big Data Challenge sets a series of competitions, the first of which will pay $3,000 split at least three ways, but it's not about the money for contestants.
Communication, data sharing and application development will play a key role for city governments over the next five years, according to Pike Research.
Swamped by a deluge of data, intell analysts need technology that can help them understand a rapidly changing and complex world, a former CIA and NSA director says.