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Colorado puts technology in the driver's seat

The state is building the country's first production-grade, connected vehicle system in which real-time data is shared across vehicles, infrastructure and people.

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Illinois drops predictive analytics for at-risk children

The predictive analytics program to identify children at risk for serious injury or death "didn't seem to be predicting much," the agency's director said.

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Cutting continuous monitoring down to size

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is looking to reduce the effort dedicated to continuous monitoring.

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Why agencies struggle with performance analytics

Many local governments have not been able to capture data and successfully apply it to their decision-making process, according to researchers at the Brookings Institution.

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Understand your data before collecting more

A top-down data review helped Virginia develop a shared service model for cybersecurity.

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FAA promotes data awareness

By tapping into its vast stores of data, the Federal Aviation Administration hopes to spur innovation and increase efficiency.

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W.Va. county building opioid data hub

Although the bulk of the data will come out of the county's computer-aided dispatch system, the plan is include health and education information.

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FAA Shark Tank challenge promotes data awareness

Designed to highlight the agency's enterprise information management initiatives, Data Awareness Week includes a Shark Tank Data Challenge competition.

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Florida's data-driven intelligent transit

The SunStore data management initiative will support housing, sharing, analyzing, transporting and applying enterprise data for improved safety and mobility across all modes of travel.

NIH funds new tools to crack genomic big data

NIH launches Data Commons pilot

The pilot will test ways to store, access and share biomedical data and associated tools in the cloud so that they are findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.

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Real-time sensor net helps cities evaluate trends

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is working with its home town to deploy sensors to deliver real-time information on population density, traffic and environmental conditions.

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Maryland preps for statewide intelligent traffic system

A pilot that installed 14 smart signals resulted in a 13 percent reduction in total commute time for about 40,000 daily drivers.

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