cities respond to DOT smart cities challenge

77 cities respond to Smart City Challenge

The winner of the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will receive more than $50 million in funding and support to improve its transportation network.

Reverse engineering neural nets to improve machine learning

Reverse-engineering the brain to improve machine learning

Researchers are working to decipher how the brain’s visual system processes information in hopes of advancing machine learning algorithms and computer vision.

How crime stats can lie

How crime stats can lie

Nonstandard data that requires caveats, qualifications and explanations makes meaningful analysis and comparisons among jurisdictions nearly impossible.

FDA invests in drug safety analysis platform

FDA signs research agreement to build drug safety analysis platform

The Food and Drug Administration is partnering with Commonwealth Informatics to enhance a drug safety data analysis tool.

Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

Census of Governments aims to improve accuracy of the data and ease the burden of collection on state and local governments.

Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

The CityScore analytics dashboard gives Boston officials and residents a Fenway-inspired way see metrics on city performance.

AWS adds NEXRAD open data tools

AWS adds NEXRAD open data tools

Amazon Web Services added two new tools for researchers working with Next Generation Weather Radar data through its Amazon Simple Storage Service.

AT&T expands IoT portfolio

AT&T expands IoT portfolio

AT&T announced an Internet of Things smart city framework and a new set of IoT developer tools.

Denver taps Panasonic for smart city plans

Denver taps Panasonic for smart city plans

The city is looking to leverage smart city technologies to support energy sustainability, health care services and community engagement.

Workforce analytics: The innovator’s advantage

Workforce analytics: The innovator’s advantage

Workforce analytics can help agency leaders make the best decisions to improve operations, reduce costs, engage employees and achieve other important objectives.

Data management at the core of USGS Earth science

Data management at the core of USGS Earth science research

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Community for Data Integration supports global Earth science through enhanced use of data, tools and techniques.

3 trends for government data analytics

3 trends for government data analytics

With data discovery tools in the hands of end users, the full potential of the enormous amount of government data will become apparent.

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