The Seattle Police Department is using its crime data as part of a new program that’s aimed at quickly addressing crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents.
The John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center is conducting market research on the use of automated license plate readers as a way to improve traffic safety.
ICMA Insights lets local governments easily collect, clean, report, benchmark and analyze their data.
How a technology team at a SmartAmerica Challenge built an Internet of Things prototype to create a sensor network for automating public housing safety alerts.
The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to open an office to develop data-driven tools and models to help monitor financial risk and fraud.
A SmartAmerica Challenge project to build an emergency alert system for public housing turned into a case study on how to develop a working Internet of Things application.
The biggest challenge in building an Internet of Things is delivering network connectivity everywhere for every thing.
In a new book, three IBM analytics experts examine how IBM has used analytics in enterprises around the world.
The Department of Energy has funded a startup’s research into quantum security for the grid, and Google announces it will build its own quantum computer.
The National Science Foundation seeks input on the formation of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs that would stimulate, track and help sustain grassroots partnerships around big data.
The soil moisture data from NASA's SMAP mission will benefit farmers and ranchers as well as those who do flood modeling and drought monitoring.
Developed university researchers, the toolkit simplifies ways users can sort and organize big data sets to provide faster access to the data most pertinent to their research.
The state of Indiana is developing a data hub to improve data efficiency across government, track the state's progress against key performance indicators and develop policy solutions.
Four public sector health data networks model the components of a future national health data sharing network, according to the policy journal Health Affairs.