ORNL researchers such as Sreenivas Rangan Sukumar are using graph computing to study big data related to health care.

How a computing powerhouse delivers health care insights

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab used three diverse high-performance computing architectures to analyze publicly available health-related datasets.

elevation data supplements satellite imagery

Elevation data helps prepare for natural disasters, climate change

The elevation data will better enable scientists to monitor the impact of sea-level rise, conduct environmental monitoring activities and support local decision making.

Analytics powers app for social workers

Analytics powers app for social workers

The Case Advice app pulls data from a variety of back-office systems and makes it available to case workers while they’re in the field.

USAID looks to upgrade geospatial analytics

USAID looks to upgrade geospatial analytics

The economic development agency plans to expand its uses of data analytics and visualization technologies in order to convert more data into actionable information.

Novetta Entity Analytics connects unstructured enterprise data

Novetta Entity Analytics connects unstructured enterprise data

Novetta’s Entity Analytics software connects structured, semi-structured and unstructured data within Hadoop, enabling powerful analytic queries.

Swimlane launches automated security operations management platform

Swimlane launches automated security operations platform

With its data-driven automation and orchestration, Swimlane manages alerts, increases situational awareness and remediates threats.

Big data best practices from Australia

Big data best practices from down under

The Australian government’s guide aims to help agencies leverage their data assets by adopting big data and analytics tools.

CUNY students turn Watson loose on NYC challenges

CUNY students turn Watson loose on NYC challenges

College students compete to develop the best apps using Watson’s supercomputing powers to solve city problems.

Disease monitoring at Internet speed

Nowcasting: Disease monitoring at Internet speed

New research adds to growing evidence that disease monitoring techniques using social media are emerging to take the place of costlier and slower traditional tools.

Science community seeks standard data formats

Science community building standard data formats

Some scientific fields that do not have standard data formats are creating new platforms to facilitate the information sharing that will advance research.

Chicago builds ETL toolkit for open data

Chicago builds ETL toolkit for open data

Data officials in Chicago built an automated extract transform load (ETL) framework to more quickly and easily open city data.

IBM extends Smarter City Challenge

IBM extends Smarter City Challenge

Building on four years of helping cities improve services, IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge invites local governments to apply for assistance from problem-solving teams.

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