College students compete to develop the best apps using Watson’s supercomputing powers to solve city problems.
Data officials in Chicago built an automated extract transform load (ETL) framework to more quickly and easily open city data.
Some scientific fields that do not have standard data formats are creating new platforms to facilitate the information sharing that will advance research.
With the use of advanced analytics tools, legal e-discovery workflows can often be streamlined to eliminate multiple review passes that characterize manual reviews in the discovery process.
Building on four years of helping cities improve services, IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge invites local governments to apply for assistance from problem-solving teams.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service wants to use the Internet of Things to glean data from sensors on farm machinery in an effort to boost precision agriculture.
Uber will provide Boston with trip data from its quarterly logs to help the city improve transportation practices.
A recent report from Onvia details areas where IT is growing in state and local governments while technology investment growth has stalled elsewhere.
2015 is shaping up as a year when data analytics, ubiquitous video, and cyber forensics will force government IT managers to make decisions about how they deploy their resources.
The National Institutes of Health is supporting the launch of an electronic “Commons,” a shared cloud and high-performance computing ecosystem to support the biomedical research community.
Veniam’s networking service not only collects data from sensors – whether stationary or deployed on fleets of vehicles – but also delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to those within range of the vehicles.
Argonne National Laboratory researchers moved 65 terabytes of data between storage centers in Ottawa and New Orleans in under 100 minutes.
A federal initiative to help departments purchase 50,000 body cameras for police in the wake of recent high-profile incidents of police violence is only the first step in creating a full video system. Departments will have to store and manage terabytes of data for years, sometimes decades.
Government IT departments will increasingly turn to data warehouse augmentation tools and tactics in 2015 to address their big data management challenges.