Boston University’s smart-city cloud platform is designed to use cloud and big data technologies to improve transportation, energy, public safety, asset management and social services in the City of Boston and across Massachusetts.
Aspera offers WAN optimization tools to stream data of any type, resolution or size to and from cloud systems.
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed software that models energy consumption, information that can help the lab and other large institutions cut energy needs.
IBM introduced Watson Analytics, a new service for its Watson platform designed to ease the technical requirements and data grooming needed for advanced analytics.
The Seattle Police Department is using its crime data as part of a new program that’s aimed at quickly addressing crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents.
The John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center is conducting market research on the use of automated license plate readers as a way to improve traffic safety.
ICMA Insights lets local governments easily collect, clean, report, benchmark and analyze their data.
How a technology team at a SmartAmerica Challenge built an Internet of Things prototype to create a sensor network for automating public housing safety alerts.
The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to open an office to develop data-driven tools and models to help monitor financial risk and fraud.
A SmartAmerica Challenge project to build an emergency alert system for public housing turned into a case study on how to develop a working Internet of Things application.
The biggest challenge in building an Internet of Things is delivering network connectivity everywhere for every thing.
In a new book, three IBM analytics experts examine how IBM has used analytics in enterprises around the world.
The Department of Energy has funded a startup’s research into quantum security for the grid, and Google announces it will build its own quantum computer.
The National Science Foundation seeks input on the formation of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs that would stimulate, track and help sustain grassroots partnerships around big data.