opioid analytics

How data and analytics can help mitigate the opioid epidemic

Data, linking and analytics can help officials examine the underlying issues behind the criminal element spearheading the opioid crisis, as well as the reasons why so many have fallen victim to it.

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Holding algorithms accountable

A new report offers some measures for ensuring that algorithms behave as expected and that operators can identify and rectify harmful outcomes.

An analytics engine for personalized emergency response

The synthetic information platform organizes large-scale interacting datasets so policymakers can predict how people will respond in a disaster.

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NYC Transit is building a fleet of chatbots

The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority is creating chatbots that will allow agency employees to ask natural language questions to get answers from information in its databases.

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Harnessing machine learning for baggage scans

The Transportation Security Administration wants its automated scanners to "intuitively recognize" new objects that come through airports in luggage.

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Do you know where your data's been?

Data lineage gives IT managers visibility so they can trace errors, debug applications or recreate lost output.

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The critical need for automation in agency cyber defense

With a system of integrated, orchestrated security solutions, agencies can shorten the time to detection so that forensic analysis can begin immediately and defenses hardened.

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A DARPA-funded stab at AI-driven software development

Bayou uses deep learning to help programmers write snippets of code that contain Java application programming interfaces.

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AI: How to maximize the benefits, avoid the pitfalls

Artificial intelligence can transform how organizations function, but we must understand how it is being developed and integrated into processes and routines, a new report cautions.

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Earth modeling system built for exascale

The Energy Exascale Earth System Model will forecast how land, air and water systems interact.

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GEOWorks opens NGA data, tools

The newly launched platform gives developers easier access to resources of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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New wind turbine database pulls disparate data into a common tool

The United States Wind Turbine Database and its viewer will allow agencies to share data to better plan around wind projects.

Topic Resources

  • Understanding Data Center Modernization Options

    As government agencies modernize data centers, there are many options for complying with mandates, streamlining operations, and reducing costs. Cutting-edge technologies, such as Flash, paired with cloud operations, adds speed and efficiency. Modernizing data center management also can accelerate workload processing, optimize data analytics, and increase security.

  • Enabling the Data-Driven Economy in the Cognitive Era

    Government leaders have to consider and weigh many variables as they undertake the mission to improve the lives of citizens. They are continually challenged to improve program outcomes, optimize service delivery, and strengthen security, safety and resilience. They face these challenges knowing they have to build capabilities to identify hidden patterns, apply insight with speed and build knowledge that will better enable them to enhance and protect the economic vitality of the citizens and communities they serve.

  • Mission Possible! Your cognitive future in Government

    Welcome to the age of cognitive computing, where intelligent machines simulate human brain capabilities to help solve society’s most vexing problems. Early adopters in government and other industries are already realizing significant value from this innovative technology, and its potential to transform government is enormous. Currently, cognitive systems are helping government organizations navigate complexity in operational environments and foster improved engagement with constituents. Our research indicates that government leaders are poised to embrace this groundbreaking technology and invest in cognitive capabilities to improve outcomes for government organizations across mission areas.

  • Compliance is Made Easier with Certain Steps

    State and local agencies have to prioritize which regulations are most applicable and find efficient ways to ensure compliance—a task made more challenging by insufficient human and financial resources.

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