Backed by $160 million in federal funding, the Obama administration announced programs to help local communities use emerging technologies to reduce traffic congestion, fight crime, foster economic growth and improve the delivery of city services.
In-memory computing offers a viable alternative to expensive supercomputers and a natural complement to current enterprise investments.
Data validation, anomaly detection and predictive modeling can give federal agencies the real-time analytical framework that is needed to curb the rising tide of fraud.
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development launched SERVIR-Mekong in Southeast Asia to share space-based environmental data.
Boulder, Colo., is using Trimble’s eCognition software to help city staff identify healthy or damaged canopy.
The company’s Embedded Critical Systems Protection locks down the software embedded in the devices to protect against zero-day attacks and prevent compromise.
The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System will allow scientists to measure ocean winds near the inner core of hurricanes -- from space.
Predictive analytics and big data could help combat crimes on the open seas.
The nation’s chief data scientist assesses the government’s recent work on opening and using data.
A public and freely accessible data platform will help businesses increase their overseas exports.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Fraud Prevention System uses predictive analytics to flag players in the health care supply chain who might have participated in payment fraud.
As people apply for assistance, the National Accuracy Clearinghouse flags duplicate identifying information from five states.
The National Institutes of Health’s Big Data to Knowledge Initiative recently funded 15 targeted software development projects to quickly compress, share, access and visualize genomic data.
Data visualization does not have to come in the form of a dashboard. Key performance indicators certainly have their place, but agencies at all levels of government are making data visualization an integral tool for critical missions.