The MTA plans to install an advanced video surveillance program that is expected to improve security and cut costs.
Sensors in LED streetlights can track power consumption, temperature, movement of the fixture, vibrations and ambient light – a data bonanza for cities.
Software-defined networking is giving agencies looking to upgrade their enterprises opportunities to program and virtualize complex networks.
Increasingly, the technology is being used for retention analysis, fraud detection, medical diagnosis and risk assessment in both the public and private sectors.
After reports surfaced that El Nino forecasts were losing accuracy due to lack of data, the National Weather Service announced it would repair 70 towering buoys used to track El Niño and La Niña patterns.
The National Atlas of the United States and the National Map will be combined into a single platform.
The complaints about the upgrade to ICD-10 health care codes illustrate common misconceptions about the organization and characteristics of big data sets.
The project will inform policy decisions at the state level, support college and career planning, as well as facilitate the transition for K-12 students to college.
U.S. intelligence agencies are planning to thwart insider threats with a system for automated, continuous monitoring of the background and behavior of government workers with secret clearances.
Connect Insight, a mobile analytics tool, helps instructors visualize how individual students are performing relative to their peers.
BAE Systems' TeraStar system delivers government and military big data storage solution at smaller size and cost.
When the FDA and the First Lady recently proposed revised food labeling, they were refactoring information – a low-cost mission multiplier government IT managers can replicate.
Long a proponent of big data analytics, the intelligence community has worked with private contractors and the Government Open Source Software Board to build the Ozone Widget Framework.
Government IT managers need to shift the focus from the data producer to the data consumer and zero in on information extraction.