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Beyond open data: Insights through analytics

A new book promises practical steps for leveraging data to deliver better government.

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Using data to solve business tax noncompliance

With greater transparency into businesses and their practices, agencies can greatly enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of audits, investigations, collections and inspections.

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Solving 3 government intelligence challenges with data prep platforms

By removing data preparation roadblocks, intelligence analysts can spend less time fighting data and more time analyzing information, sharing intelligence, detecting threats and disrupting plots.

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NYPD struggles to move crime analysis from Palantir to home-grown system

The data mining firm has declined to give the police department its data in a format it can use for its new system.

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Las Vegas partners with Cisco on innovation district

The Smart+Connected Digital Platform will give city leaders access to real-time IoT device and sensor data.

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USPTO building data reservoir

The goal is to find and fix anomalies in how the agencies assigns patents and trademarks.

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Deadline extended for 2017 dig IT award nominations

You have until July 15 to help GCN identify the innovative tech that's transforming government at all levels.

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Analytics platform helps KC anticipate the needs of its citizens

With Xaqt's MetroGraph, Kansas City, Mo., taps into its smart infrastructure -- as well as legacy and open data -- for real-time monitoring and data-driven predictions.

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DHS wants you to build a better body scanner

Or a better algorithm, at least. A new challenge project aims to accurately assess passenger body scans for threats, cutting down on false positives and speeding up airport security lines.

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Iowa City turns to data for holistic health care, justice solutions

Data analytics is helping the city find new ways to combat substance abuse, homelessness, crime and mental health issues.

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Census preps open data site for 2020 information

Census is working to make data.census.gov more interactive and give customers better access to data.

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As the MGT Act rolls forward, it's time to debunk mainframe myths

Modernizing government technology should not mean replacing the dependable mainframe powerhouses that process increasingly complex workloads.

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