It may be too soon to tell, but predictive analytics offers agencies hope that they can get ahead of the threat rather than just cleaning up after the fact.
Questions of data integrity, value proposition are still unanswered, Defense Department officials said in a recent panel.
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 New York State Department of Taxation and Finance halted more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during income tax season, an 18 percent increase over the same time last year.
Despite the opportunities created by the Internet of Things, managing the accompanying complexity of networked devices will require tremendous amounts of interagency cooperation.
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.
With fast data retrieval critical for real-time analysis, researchers are finding ways to access big data more quickly and efficiently.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines research gaps and opportunities for effective use of data analytics by public safety organizations.
Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.
The CIA’s venture capital arm has taken an equity stake in at least four social media mining and surveillance firms.
The Civic Analytics Network will apply visualization and predictive analytics to address local economic and social problems.
As public safety agencies capture and store more digital evidence, they should consider moving to an enterprise-class open storage and compute platform.
Seven Bridges is building software to link local and remote infrastructure so that researchers can quickly perform reproducible and shareable analysis.
Without a solid grasp of what data is being mined, knowledge of its accuracy and why and how it is being mined, big data can end up causing more problems than it solves.