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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

What if hackers took over our power grid?

What if hackers took over our power grid?

Getting to the root of cybersecurity and protecting critical infrastructure

February 4, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in...
Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: Top stories from the public sector

Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: Top stories from the public sector

October 30, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The insight economy was doing better than ever at IBM Insight 2015, where influencers and innovators from a wide range of industries met to swap ideas and share insights. But the presentations and sessions were only a beginning. Those who walked the floors at Insight were treated to incisive and...

Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: Public sector conference highlights

October 28, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The wealth of knowledge flowing through the IBM Insight conference is phenomenal! Many of the insights could be found in side conversations, while walking through the halls or even within the questions asked during sessions. As I traversed hallways and sessions I captured some of these moments....
Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: Key takeaways from the public sector track

Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: Key takeaways from the public sector track

October 27, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Twitter was awash with insightful quotes yesterday as all of us attending IBM Insight 2015 shared our takeaways from the keynote addresses and sessions.
Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: What are public sector thought leaders discussing?

Insights in 5 with Jen Q. Public: What are public sector thought leaders discussing?

October 26, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
To kickstart my Insight 2015 experience, I chatted with several insight economy thought leaders to learn more about the insights that are helping them reinvent their industries. Read on for your own look through the eyes of some of the thought leaders attending this week’s conference.
Jen Q. Public: Can cognitive learning keep students in school?

Jen Q. Public: Can cognitive learning keep students in school?

October 22, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Public Sector News: Fighting crime with analytics

Public Sector News: Fighting crime with analytics

October 2015, Issue 25

October 19, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Criminals today are much more agile than ever and have moved from picking pockets to picking our private data and wreaking havoc on governments, hospitals and schools. Are we as citizens to blame with our oversharing of data and demand for connected devices? Law enforcement needs to employ...
Jen Q. Public: Analytics for emergency preparedness and response

Jen Q. Public: Analytics for emergency preparedness and response

October 15, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Finding any spot on the planet that isn’t subject to devastation from a weather event is highly unlikely. Preparing for natural disasters can help minimize casualties and enhance response time in emergencies. Get Jen’s take on the role analytics can play in disaster preparedness and response.
Public Sector News: The question of citizen's privacy

Public Sector News: The question of citizen's privacy

October 2015, Issue 24

October 12, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The battle of privacy versus data and analytics continues to rage in the public sector. The axiom “all human beings have three lives: public, private and secret” may need to be modified, as today's data and analytics likely mean just one life for private citizens —a public one.
Jen Q. Public: Looking for answers in cyber threat analysis

Jen Q. Public: Looking for answers in cyber threat analysis

October 7, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.

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