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  • Leveraging Data, Improving Lives

    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.

  • Systemic Crisis: Technology Gaps Beset 911 Call Centers

    Download this informative research report to examine the improvement of 9-1-1 services from several perspectives: technological issues, financial concerns, regulatory changes, impediments, opportunities and the way forward. This report also explores challenges that impede more PSAPs and emergency response offices from modernizing their 9-1-1 capabilities.

  • Using Data Analytics to Prevent & Detect Fraud

    The sophistication and complexity of fraud schemes continue to grow and outclass conventional anti-fraud measures. Fraudsters, or people who commit corporate fraud, whether employed internally or externally, continue to develop new strategies to defraud organizations.

  • 7 Essential Finance Dashboard Strategies

    Great finance dashboards have the power to make a huge impact within every business. As someone who provides critical reporting that impacts and informs your business’s key decision-making, it’s crucial that the analysis and reporting you provide is carefully crafted to meet the needs of your business users, regardless of their level of data literacy.

  • Using Open Data to Improve Financial Accountability in Public Sector

    For years, federal, state, and local governments, along with educational institutions, have heard the call to be more transparent and accountable by making data available for public consumption. Even before the “Digital Revolution,” taxpayers and the media wanted to know how public money was spent—and if citizens were getting a good return on investment. Those expectations rose with the proliferation of public-facing websites.

Big Data News

  • F-35 (Scott Wolfe/Air Force)

    Better, cheaper and massively more test data

    Improvements made by the Air Force’s 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron dramatically increase how many aircraft can collect and disseminate data, enabling the Air Force to move from individual testers to more of a crowdsourced approach.

  • data analytics (Shutterstock.com)

    Democratizing data literacy at DAU

    A data management and analytics platform gives the Defense Acquisition University a more immediate, enterprise-level view of student finance, scheduling, payment processing and other data.

  • recruitment (vichie81/Shutterstock.com)

    Smarter staffing

    USA Staffing redesigned the way hiring managers and human resources specialists process job applications and make sense of the talent pool.

  • opioid analytics

    Understanding the patterns of opioid abuse

    Virginia's Framework for Addiction Analysis and Community Transformation lets agencies share data while protecting privacy,

  • A visual depiction of the mean nighttime sea surface temperature across the globe in 2006 (NOAA)

    Sharing big data without breaking the bank

    Partners in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Big Data Project have made over 70 agency datasets available to the public.

  • trash collection (DRogatnev/Shutterstock.com)

    Turning trash trucks into a mobile sensor network

    Trash truck drivers have a smartphone mounted on their dashboards, and they log problems by tapping a customized screen.

  • Waycare platform

    Tapping traffic data to mitigate accidents

    Henderson, Nev., is using an artificial intelligence solution from Waycare to analyze traffic-related data and predict -- and eventually prevent -- accidents.

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