Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center are using sensor data and satellite information for situational wildfire surveillance.
Teams will build models that predict the spread of the Chikungunya virus in the Americas; the tools could be applied to other diseases and inform responses to emergencies.
The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.
Integrated with several Medicare databases, the Fraud Prevention System uses predictive algorithms and analytics to compare billing patterns against Medicare fee-for-service claims prior to payment.
The new National Water Center, the first U.S. center for water forecast operations, research and collaboration across federal agencies, is opening for business on the campus of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
While some claim data lakes are essential to capitalizing on big data analytics, there is no common view about what a data lake is or how it can provide value, said Gartner researchers.
Wire data analytics uses packet data to monitor activity across the network stack and may be the final step in the development a single monitoring and management architecture for enterprise IT operations.
Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.
In support of White House Climate Data Initiative, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Esri and others are donating computing resources to support research into strengthening the global food system in a changing climate.
BlackForest, an open source intelligence gathering system, aims to give cybersecurity teams advance warning of pending attacks.
For a shared service to work, it should meet a requirement that most agencies have – yet isn't a core competency of any of them – such as human resources, payroll and procurement.
The State Department wants to build a web-based databank of foreign countries' performance indicators to be used for data-driven problem solving.
Government agencies should anticipate the security implications of the Internet of Things and identify how to leverage this revolution for the benefit of all.
The Talend Big Data Sandbox is a preconfigured, ready-to-use big data integration environment designed to quickly get big data projects off the ground.