Cameras, cameras, cameras. These devices are seemingly everywhere. And today there is considerable discourse on cameras worn by people working in law enforcement and other public agencies. How can all this video data not only be managed effectively, but also used intelligently to improve policing
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
Fraud is pervasive and impacts many sectors, but its impact on the healthcare industry is profoundly damaging from a cost perspective. Take a look at this point of view by experts demonstrating how fraudulent practices in healthcare administration can be dramatically reduced by fraud-detection
How can organizations tasked with responding quickly to crisis events and saving lives empower its first responders with real-time information? See how International Medical Corps applied advanced analytics to shrink response times in emergencies.
When looking for course-changing insight, connecting the dots of information can range from meticulous exercises to bursts of inspiration. However this wow-factor insight may be derived, it can take organizations and industries on a new trajectory characterizing the dawn of an era in which
Although the weather can frequently be the go-to topic when engaging in small talk, it is very much intertwined with deeper discussions around the environment, global warming, and reducing carbon emissions. A rising tide of sensor-derived, Internet of Things data is now fueling a worldwide focus on
Big data tools offer new opportunities to use real-time data to take timely actions that result in reduced cost, improved quality of care and more satisfied patients. However, the benefits are unevenly distributed across the physician community.
Driving is a risky form of transportation, as some 6.8 million car accidents happen every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Technology that gives drivers automatic traffic updates could reduce that risk significantly.
Many observers assume data and analytics can improve the way governments deliver services, but how can governments do so? The first step is to set realistic and attainable goals, rally stakeholders around meeting those goals, and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor progress.
Weather, terrain and access challenges can be especially damaging to forestry environments. Check out how the University of Washington, Seattle’s College of the Environment, in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, applied advanced analytics to forestry management
Just as today’s businesses need to speed operations and cut costs, the same goals hold true for major sporting events such as the Australian Open Tennis Championships. To help make the Australian Open 2016 event the ultimate experience for online fans and the fans in attendance, see how the IBM
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
When it comes to customer relationships, no business wants to be caught by surprise. This is why organizations that consistently find themselves surprised by their customers should seek new data solutions to reduce unpredictability.
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.