Boston shares its CityScore secrets

Boston shares its CityScore secrets

The city posts the code for its CityScore performance management dashboard on GitHub.

Array of Things takes off in Chicago

Array of Things takes off in Chicago

The first sensors in Chicago’s Array of Things project have been installed; 50 are expected to be mounted by September.

Facial recognition tech nabs ID fraudsters

Facial recognition tech nabs ID fraudsters

Since the New York Department of Motor Vehicles upgraded its technology in January, the agency has opened 900 new investigations and made 100 arrests.

How big data can drive cost containment

How big data can drive cost containment

Even simple data-centric tasks like optimizing procurement and staffing can promote cost containment.

Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists

Learn more about the Dig IT finalists

The GCN Dig IT Awards celebrate discovery and innovation in government IT -- the cutting-edge technology and creative implementations that are supporting critical missions at all levels of the public sector.

10 steps to speed the journey from data prep to insight

10 steps to speed the journey from data prep to insight

Organizations can streamline the data analytics process with data preparation tools and processes, including self-service data prep.

NOAA, NASA support flood response with data

NOAA, NASA support flood response with data

As satellite data and computing power increase, research agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are supporting disaster response operations with real-time data and analysis.

Sherlock detects air traffic in near-real time

Sherlock detects air traffic in near-real time

NASA’s upgraded Sherlock data warehouse makes it easier for researchers to access nationwide air traffic data almost immediately.

Dig IT Award finalists:  Big Data, Analytics and Visualization

Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Big data, analytics and visualization

Six projects, involving more than a dozen different agencies, show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

A proving ground for smart city tech

A proving ground for smart city tech

The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.

How predictive analytics will shape UX

How predictive analytics will shape UX

To properly blend user experience and predictive analytics, UX designers must focus on interface personalization, context sensitivity and careful prioritization of information to be delivered.

Data maps gaps in Colorado’s human services programs

Data maps gaps in Colorado’s human services programs

A group of nonprofits in Colorado transformed available government data into an interactive map to identify county-level access, spending and cost gaps.


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