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Boston takes on traffic by building better data, not more roads

The city is tapping into public, private and ride-sharing data to help it make better decisions, Boston CIO Jascha Franklin-Hodge says.

Making sense of human data

Making sense of human data

To get a better understanding of its patients’ health care needs, the Department of Veterans Affairs is turning to software that can help extract meaning from unstructured data.

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Machine learning enlisted for Defense applications

DOD officials are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to get insights from big data faster.

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NOAA casts a net for emerging tech

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants new observing capabilities and applications that process environmental data.

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Don't forget your dig IT nominations

Help GCN showcase great examples of discovery and innovation in government IT.

IoT fuels next-gen law enforcement

IoT fuels next-gen law enforcement

Growing federal investments in the internet of things -- including cloud, analytics and sensor technologies -- will power physical and cybersecurity, a new study shows.

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Census director’s resignation could affect control of Congress after 2020

A properly funded census will help ensure accuracy in the number of states’ congressional representatives and votes in the Electoral College.

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Can machine learning help secure the IoT?

Machine learning and analytics can spot anomalies in network traffic indicating a compromised device.

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Treasury upgrades USASpending.Gov as agencies submit data

The latest version of USASpending.Gov opens access to federal spending information mandated by the Data Act.

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A data-driven way to deal with ailing baby boomers

The Social Security Administration is looking for a machine learning and natural language processing solution to help it handle ever more disability claims and hearings.

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'Minority Report' moves closer to reality

Big data analytics helps officials identify criminals and terrorists, while virtual reality training improves agencies’ situational awareness and responses.

VA enlists Energy’s super powers for health research

The VA-DOE Big Data Science Initiative joins the forces of Energy’s national lab system and the VA’s Million Veteran Program’s digital health and genomic data to advance health care and drive next-generation supercomputing designs.


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