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Natasha Bishop
Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics

Natasha Bishop is a Big Data Strategy lead and moderates the popular Customer eXperience Optimization (#CXO) twitterchat. Follow Natasha on Twitter at @Natasha_D_G

Public Sector News: The ongoing impact of big data and analytics

Public Sector News: The ongoing impact of big data and analytics

August 2015, Issue 18

August 31, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
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.
Jen Q. Public: Taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity

Jen Q. Public: Taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity

August 28, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Clearly, no organization is impenetrable when it comes to cyberattacks by hackers—not the US government’s Office of Personnel Management, not major retailers, not Ashley Madison, and not even global enterprise technology vendors. The sinister realities of cyberattacks in today’s world hit Jen hard...
Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

August 2015, Issue 17

August 24, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
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.
Jen Q. Public: Data analytics for smarter emergency management

Jen Q. Public: Data analytics for smarter emergency management

August 21, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
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.
Public Sector News: Utilizing data and social media for public benefits

Public Sector News: Utilizing data and social media for public benefits

August 2015, Issue 16

August 17, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
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.
Jen Q. Public: Addressing student attrition in higher education

Jen Q. Public: Addressing student attrition in higher education

August 14, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Many students at today’s colleges and universities balance their studies with full-time employment. Reflecting on her own daughter’s pressures from attending school and working a full-time job, Jen considers the innovative use of advanced analytics used by some institutions of higher learning to...

Public Sector News: Big data gateways to innovation

August 2015, Issue 15

August 10, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
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.
Jen Q. Public: Uncovering cybersecurity threats with critical intelligence

Jen Q. Public: Uncovering cybersecurity threats with critical intelligence

August 7, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
After experiencing one of “those” days following a successful Trojan horse cyberattack against her company’s systems and missing lunch, a highly frustrated and hungry Jen is reminded of the importance of the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet conference. See how Jen’s experience demonstrates why...
Jen Q. Public: Applying analytics for security insights

Jen Q. Public: Analytics for security insights

July 31, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
While procuring some whodunits for in-flight reading, Jen ruminates on the IBM i2 Summit in Washington DC and the professionals who apply technology and analytics to cyberthreat prevention, law enforcement and security.
Public Sector News: Leveraging new technology and data for public life

Public Sector News: Leveraging new technology and data for public life

July 2015, Issue 13

July 27, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.

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