Law enforcement needs better tech chops

Report: Law enforcement needs better tech chops

Rand researchers found that the law enforcement community needs to boost its knowledge of technology and better share information.

Can analytics help firefighters save lives?

Can analytics help firefighters save lives?

The New Orleans Fire Department used data analytics to identify households at risk for fires and conduct door-to-door smoke alarm outreach.

root cause of application performance issues

Applications running slow? The root cause might come as a surprise

To uncover the root cause of application performance issues, IT pros must look at database performance from an end-to-end perspective.

Survey: Data warehouses in no danger from Hadoop

A recent poll finds that data warehousing is still considered a critical business component, despite its challenges of scalability and cost.

Ebola modeling tech floats flood response app

Ebola modeling floats flood response app

Virginia Tech graduate students built a tool that integrates local open data with an Ebola response model to aid emergency response to flooding.

With DISA project, big data plans get bigger

With DISA project, big data plans get bigger

DISA’s big data solution plan promises warfighters ‘unparalleled visibility’ into the DOD Information Network.

Resistance to DCGS-A persists

Resistance to DCGS-A persists

Critics are increasingly vocal with their dissatisfaction with the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System and the military’s insistence that soldiers continue to use it.

Concierge service for big data transfers

Argonne National Labs’ Globus offers cloud-based service that manages bandwidth and improves reliability in transferring very large datasets.

IoT needs synchronicity

The secret to IoT could be timing, literally

Integrating the cyber and physical worlds really is a matter of timing, according to a new report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

IBM, Carnegie Mellon University partner on smart building tech

IBM, Carnegie Mellon partner on smart building analytics

Carnegie Mellon University will use IBM’s cloud-based smart building analytics software to gauge energy consumption across campus buildings.

Microsoft lines up Azure for Internet of Things

Microsoft beefs up Azure for Internet of Things

Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite combines the business intelligence capabilities of Power BI using real-time data (Azure Stream Analytics) and Azure Machine Learning capabilities.

Report: CompStat does reduce crime

Report: CompStat does reduce crime

CompStat-style programs are responsible for a 5 to 15 percent decrease in crime in cities using the system, according to a recent study by the Brennan Center for Justice.

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