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Government health and human services agencies are turning to emerging technology to tame an old foe: poor data management. The problem exists as data silos, unstructured data and inadequate sharing of data across programs. Eager to transform delivery of social programs that serve the most vulnerable, at-risk communities, agencies are taking steps to better manage data as a means of improving the delivery of social programs. To that end, many of them are turning to robust technologies such as modularity, platform as a service, hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence, harnessing the value embedded in data and squeezing out programmatic inefficiency.
The next breakthroughs in business intelligence (BI) and analytics will see machine learning and artificial intelligence used to improve data access and data quality, uncover previously hidden insights, suggest analyses, deliver predictive analytics and suggest actions. What’s more, natural language (NL) interfaces will make it easier for business users without knowledge of data science or query languages to explore
information, gain insights and make better, data-driven decisions.
Technology has seen a big leap in the past decade. We are all connected, day and night, via our smartphones. We can talk to anyone, make purchases, and find answers to our questions whenever we want, wherever we want.
The Regional Information Sharing Portal acts as a data collection platform and a source of information for responder agencies.
When the overwhelming amount of contact lawmakers gets from citizens is turned into mere data points, Congress is less able to understand what constituents want and the issues that are likely to become important in the future.
A number of new datasets and tools are available for municipal planners analyzing environmental impacts on residents and local infrastructure.
As video surveillance booms, government organizations must ensure their storage platform can manage the massive amount of data and support analytics tools.
The Army uses a mix of web-based biometrics tools to help identify people who may pose a threat to the Defense Department missions.
These 40 projects at the federal, state and local levels show just how transformative government IT can be.
Two of the Global City Teams Challenge projects are testing light detection and ranging technology to map building interiors so first responders can more safety and efficiency respond to emergencies.
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