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.
Dell Software recently announced new tools for mobility management, security and business intelligence.
Big data management firm Zettaset announced a enhancement to its Orchestrator tool that offers data-at-rest encryption for customers working in Hadoop environments.
The national lab is using a new technique, topological data analysis, to extract meaning from large and varied data sets through a collaboration with commercial DARPA spinoff, Ayasdi Inc.
Based on secure partitioning technology, the fabric-based platform offers secure containers for application workloads running on Intel-based servers.
The agency is looking for cloud-based architectures to give cancer researchers complete bioinformatics infrastructure as a service, with built-in compute, storage, security and analytics.
Kinesis lets users easily set up high-capacity network pipes that can collect and analyze data in real time, at any scale, officials said.
The big data ecosystem of tools will continue to evolve as government managers seek faster access to data and advanced analytics.
An team of MIT Media Lab professors and Brazilian economic policymakers partner on data visualization tools designed to help ordinary citizens mine government’s open data.