Big Data


Digital dragnet: How data became a cop's best weapon

Police are using technologies originally developed for business analysis to investigate cases, catch criminals and even predict crime trends.

State uses analytics to build roads faster, cheaper

North Carolina's Transportation and Water Quality departments use SAS Analytics to analyze huge volumes of geographic data to build roads faster, reduce costly land surveys and minimize environmental impact.

Va. county puts all land data into one site

Fairfax County's repository for land use data combines multiple databases and makes it easier for county employees, land developers and residents to access real-time information about property history.

Do you know the App Internet? It knows you.

The App Internet is an emerging trend that will allow organizations to deliver more value to citizens, customers and business partners, according to an analyst with Forrester Research.