Data visualization does not have to come in the form of a dashboard. Key performance indicators certainly have their place, but agencies at all levels of government are making data visualization an integral tool for critical missions.
The National Institutes of Health’s Big Data to Knowledge Initiative recently funded 15 targeted software development projects to quickly compress, share, access and visualize genomic data.
Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.
In a seven-state pilot, the Food and Nutrition Services is using predictive analytics to find and prevent fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.
The onTRAC system identifies achievement trends, tracks progress for students and provides a breakdown of critical data that teachers can use to create personalized learning plans.
The Pacific Research Platform will give researchers the ability to move data 1,000 times faster compared to speeds on today’s inter-campus shared Internet.
Researchers in Chicago have identified a host of risk factors that could lead to heath code violations and other analytics to help an overwhelmed food sanitation division inspect restaurants faster.
The state’s Industrial Commission has collected $1 million in civil penalties and increased employer compliance.
For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.
A report by Forrester Research, “Transform Government from the Outside In,” recommends four ways digital government can increase citizen satisfaction.
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice will become the first state agency to conduct risk assessments using predictive analytics.