Listen as this week’s guest, Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, director of national security and strategic foresight for the Conference Board of Canada, chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, an IBM global solutions leader for emergency management, on topics ranging from agency and organizational collaboration
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
When combating smart criminals, smart analytics is one tool that the financial sector can’t afford to ignore. Not only by avoiding the direct effects of fraud but by avoiding regulatory costs, context-based computing can help banks evaluate the legitimacy of entities and identify their connections
The concluding post in this series looks at the two other strategic pillars necessary to help ensure advanced analytics can guide the way to better decision-making. Using advanced analytics to embrace an agile culture and invest in an ecosystem of talent allows organizations to provide consistent
On September 1-2, the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet brought personnel in law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyber threat intelligence and counter fraud together. Here are the highlights from day 2.
Experts in various security-related fields—including law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyberthreat intelligence and counter-fraud—gathered at the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet to discuss new, more effective ways to deal with the evolving threat landscape. The first
Advanced analytics can boost organizational decision-making and offer multiple benefits including increased revenue and decreased costs. However, achieving these goals requires an emphasis on three strategic pillars: focusing on business decisions, embracing an agile culture and investing in an
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
This week’s guests—Jeffrey Alderson, Vi Bergquist and Susan Bearden—chat with Robert Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government and Education sectors. Topics to be discussed include big data, education and privacy considerations.
Intelligence used to be about response time, but today’s intelligence officers can use analytics to prevent threats before they occur—and to shut down attackers before they can get away. Uncover the who, what, when, where, how and why of each threat using analytics solutions.
Public sector news the week of August 10, 2015 looked at how governments and organizations can use data and social media for public benefits. News highlights for the week of August 17, 2015, however, demonstrate the doubled-edged sword that is big data.
Emergency management once meant responding to a situation as it unfolded. Now, analytics solutions enable proactive emergency response, so you can adapt to a situation as it will be, not as it is. Mitigate the impact of incidents and emergencies before they happen – and better respond when they do.
Tune in to this interactive Google hangout, "Countdown to cyberwar," where noted authors and industry experts examine and discuss what governments, companies and individuals can do to deter, detect, protect and defend against this new and dangerous threat.
The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans compel Jen to reflect on how technology and data analytics have made great strides in enhancing governmental preparation and response to natural disasters.
University of Montana researchers maximized analytics to improve outcomes through highly effective and prompt brain trauma treatment and accelerated experimental research. Analytics also enabled quick identification of patients likely to develop post-traumatic epilepsy.