State & Local

 
  • Brooklyn Bridge

    How analytics is making NYC's streets and buildings safer

    The "Mayor's Geek Squad" builds a DataBridge to integrate data from 40 agencies and find previously unknown patterns and relationships for the city to follow up on.

  • exchange

    Most Obamacare exchanges performed well in opening days

    Despite anecdotal reports of glitches with the launch of federal and state health insurance exchange sites under the Affordable Care Act, most performed well, according to website monitoring service Keynote Systems.

  • Water gushing out of a pipe

    Analytics will help cities manage water supplies, repair aging infrastructure

    IBM Smarter Cities software offers advanced cloud-based analytics to help cities run more efficiently and offer better citizen services.

  • parking

    If you want a smarter city, start with parking. Yes, parking.

    With a new generation of municipal Wi-Fi coming online to support smart city infrastructure, parking management turns out to give a good bang for the buck.

  • streetline

    Muni Wi-Fi: This time it's more than public Internet access

    Cisco is betting that a new generation of municipal Wi-Fi, incorporating the Internet of Things, will enable smarter management of city infrastructure and better delivery of city services.

  • Multiple clouds in a computer network

    NetApp serves up common fabric for storage, data management across hybrid clouds

    Company's Data ONTAP software will provide a storage and data management foundation.

  • big data

    Pentaho blends data at the source for better decision-making

    Pentaho Business Analytics 5.0 provides an open, unified platform to access, integrate and blend any data, in any environment, across a full spectrum of analytics.

  • ID

    5 pilots to take trusted online ID plan to the next stage

    The NSTIC programs, which received more than $7 million in grants, range from military, civilian and commercial authentication initiatives to one aimed at protecting children’s privacy online.

  • efficiency

    State finds power in data center consolidation

    Utah's state government cut its number of servers from 1,864 to 591 and saved $4 million on its IT budget.

  • eyes

    Biometric ID coming to a government office near you

    This week's Biometric Consortium Conference showcases a wide range of hardware and software solutions for personal identification/authentication applications in government.

  • Haiti

    Disaster response simulation shows how to share cloud-based geospatial data

    NGA-backed consortium demonstrates show how hybrid, geospatial clouds can be assembled for disaster response.

  • traffic

    New York redirects E-ZPass data for traffic analysis

    The city's Department of Transportation has been reusing RFID data from E-ZPass readers to manage city’s traffic nightmares.

  • graffitti

    Police seeing results with anti-gang software

    Atlanta's collaborative intelligence-sharing system tracks cases, alerts investigators to potential links between incidents and has nearly doubled the rate of indictments.

  • library

    Large-scale pilot to get a read on Super Wi-Fi

    The far-reaching technology, which uses white spaces in the TV broadcast spectrum, could be key in bringing wireless service to underserved areas.

  • Tableau

    Visual analytics help Florida tell the story of juvenile justice reform

    The state's Department of Juvenile Justice uses Tableau Software for an interactive view of juvenile programs that can be filtered from the statewide to county level.

FireEye Whitepapers

Topic Resources

  • Store Less, Spend Less: Managing Data According to Its Economic Value

    The term “big data” is now passing into the common vernacular. Although initially as much about the power of business analytics and data mining, the semantics have now swung to encapsulate data that is just big and of course, resource hungry, whether in terms of management, sheer storage capacity, or budgets. In that respect, the numbers are getting increasingly alarming: Estimates suggest that 90% of the world’s information was created in the last two years, and 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created daily. Download this informative whitepaper to gain further insights into the conflicting demands of storage management.

  • Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?

    As state and local government organizations grapple with tight budgets, demanding constituents, growing data volumes, and cross-government coordination challenges, the "Big Five of IT" – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – promise to improve agency performance, productivity, and service. But are state and local networks ready? This research report examines potential network impact, state and local readiness, and how organizations can prepare for the onslaught.

  • The New Rules for Storage in the Era of Big Data

    The big data era presents new opportunities and advantages for agencies that are able to exploit its capabilities. However, the velocity at which data must be processed poses major challenges as it relates to the IT infrastructure. This whitepaper examines what all-flash storage systems can do to help agencies leverage big data technologies and optimize the benefits they can attain.

  • Text Analytics in Government: Using Automated Analysis to Unlock the Hidden Secrets of Unstructured Data

    This white paper explores how federal, state and local agencies are using text analytics to determine the relevance of digital data so they can accurately gauge public sentiment, influence opinion, shape policy, identify hidden risks and stop fraud.

  • An Executive Guide to Analytics Infrastructure: Imperatives for Advanced Analytics

    Get the most information from your data. Business has never been faster and is increasingly dependent on the timely analysis of large volumes of data for strategic and operational decisions. As executives come to rely on advanced analytics, the importance of a robust IT infrastructure cannot be overstated.Data comes from everywhere; make sure you get it in time, every time.