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.
Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.
In a seven-state pilot, the Food and Nutrition Services is using predictive analytics to find and prevent fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.