The Commerce Department's acting deputy secretary pledges to put more useful data into the hands of business and industry.
The Alabama Medicaid Agency is using a visual analytics tool from SAS that helps analysts quickly find patterns and explore trends in the state's population health data.
Built with cost and performance in mind, interconnected systems contain vulnerabilities that are increasingly attractive to attackers looking for protected information or who want to disrupt public services. Some tools are emerging to help.
An industry analysis firm sees growth driven by advanced geospatial products and a strong demand for 3D geospatial technology.
Unisys U-LEAF platform helps investigators quickly document and log evidence and intelligence related to criminal investigations with a single, browser-based interface.
Understanding the impact of four revolutionary technologies will help IT managers and developers consider new ways to attack their own problems and build better software faster.
Cisco’s fog computing is an ill-conceived marketing metaphor that further confuses the cloud market.
The viewer visualizes data on projected changes in snowpack, soil moisture, runoff and evaporative deficit for U.S. states and counties.
The city of Raleigh, N.C., is reaching out to partner municipalities to maximize its big data potential.
Buffalo uses customer service software to create density maps of citizen 311 complaints and orchestrate 'clean sweeps' of two- and three-block areas.
IBM announced three cloud-based Smarter Cities management centers, which will help cities use their own data to gain insight into citizen services and improve decision making.
In July Chicago will mount sensors on light poles, the first stage of a big data collection and analysis system that the city plans to open up to other jurisdictions.
A use case shows how big data can be used, what business need can be met through that use and what needs to happen in order to make that use case a reality.
A new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers finds that open data initiatives are advancing, enabling state and local governments to create innovative ways of delivering data to individual, business and government consumers.