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.
NASA’s upgraded Sherlock data warehouse makes it easier for researchers to access nationwide air traffic data almost immediately.
Six projects, involving more than a dozen different agencies, show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.
The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.
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.
A group of nonprofits in Colorado transformed available government data into an interactive map to identify county-level access, spending and cost gaps.
An increasing number of cities are using data from video cameras and crowdsourced apps to track and plan the best way for bicyclists to get around.
Based on the theory that shooters are themselves more likely to be shot, Chicago built an algorithm that identifies those it considers most responsible for gun violence in the city.
Maine is integrating behavioral health data into HealthInfoNet’s patient records to improve care.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released a tool that shows real-time total electricity supply and demand on a national level.
Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback software analyzes child welfare data and flags high-risk cases so that they can be more thoroughly reviewed by front-line staff.
To secure the Republican National Convention, Cleveland used the Vidsys security platform to collect and analyze video feeds and provide real-time, actionable information to local agencies.