IBM helped Miami’s transportation planners analyze the busses’ paths, speed and stops to assess the accuracy of bus arrival predictions and provide bunching alerts.
In the near future threat metadata from detection reports, persons screened and baggage notes will be integrated to better forecast security threats and deliver operational efficiencies.
The newest version of Power BI, Microsoft’s cloud service that lets users create, analyze and share data visualizations includes connectors to a variety of cloud-based data sources, including Data.gov, the main index of government open data.
Because tax fraud is pervasive, governments enlist identity verification technology to ensure refunds go to the correct taxpayer.
Science data pilot projects across the Department of Energy are using supercomputers and ESnet to explore new approaches for collecting, moving, sharing and analyzing massive scientific datasets.
Rapid in-memory processing of distributed data is the “core capability” of Apache Spark, which enables the analysis of streaming big data.
The Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence is looking for automated analytics tools to help make data more accessible, discoverable and available to analysts more quickly after it is collected.
Federal Highway Administration is looking for partners who can provide a no-cost option for transforming its datasets into an easy access, cloud-based format.
More than 30 teams are participating in the Global City Teams Challenge, pursuing projects related to integrating the Internet of Things into public safety, energy and transportation applications.
CyberGIS is a geospatial-specific infrastructure that manages, processes and visualizes massive and complex geospatial data, while performing associated analysis and simulation.
Data analysts and engineers who know how to use the advanced, recently developed tools of big data typically can pull in high salaries.
While 'big data' was useful at one point in encapsulating the idea of exploiting huge volumes of structured and unstructured information, many feel the term is past its sell-by date.