R&D plan preps agencies for big data future

R&D plan preps agencies for big data future

The White House’s seven-step guide aims to help agencies effectively implement big data into their missions.

The predictive analytics arms race

The predictive analytics arms race

Agencies are mining data to fight fraud, but the criminals may have better algorithms.

panel on managing IoT risk hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies

How can we manage IoT risk?

A recent panel focused on government’s role in managing the risks associated with the Internet of Things.

DOD analytics

Big obstacles remain for big data analytics at DOD

Questions of data integrity, value proposition are still unanswered, Defense Department officials said in a recent panel.

8 tech trends driving public sector change

8 tech trends that will drive public sector change

Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report outlines the new capabilities in digital, cloud, virtual reality and analytics that will disrupt government operations in the next two years.

The Internet of Things or the Internet of threats?

The Internet of Things or the Internet of threats?

Despite the opportunities created by the Internet of Things, managing the accompanying complexity of networked devices will require tremendous amounts of interagency cooperation.

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Researchers from Penn State are developing a high performance computing-based framework to evaluate accident traffic data from police reports across California to find patterns related to deaths and severe injuries.

Getting big data out of the storage black hole

Getting big data out of the storage black hole

With fast data retrieval critical for real-time analysis, researchers are finding ways to access big data more quickly and efficiently.

NIST releases analytics roadmap for responder tech

NIST releases analytics roadmap for responder tech

The National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines research gaps and opportunities for effective use of data analytics by public safety organizations.

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.

social media mining

In-Q-Tel invests in social media mining

The CIA’s venture capital arm has taken an equity stake in at least four social media mining and surveillance firms.

Kennedy School pilots network for chief data officers

Kennedy School pilots network for chief data officers

The Civic Analytics Network will apply visualization and predictive analytics to address local economic and social problems.