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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Punch-card processing first used in the 1890 census served as a scaffolding for vastly more rapid and space-efficient purely electronic computers that now dominate.
Always ready to take advantage of its gigabit fiber network, Chattanooga, Tenn., launched a Testbed Corridor to study pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns along one of the city’s central areas.
Municipalities participating in the Waze for Cities program now have free access to the traffic data the company has collected in the Google Cloud Platform.
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.
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