New technologies bring a data deluge to markets already saturated with data. This, in turn, creates the perfect environment—and offers the perfect cloak—for increased crime as perpetrators hide among data.
The Internet and our social feeds contain many articles, blogs and news items on the strides big data and analytics is making in the public sector. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and culls interesting items that provides the fodder for thought and debate.
Video analytics can turn the billions of hours of video captured by video cameras each month into data. Application of big data analytics can then provide insight that cannot be gleaned from video alone.
Here are 5 places in your city where predictive analytics are making a real difference. There is intense pressure being placed on public sector organizations to make smarter decisions, deliver results and demonstrate accountability. Big data and analytics are meeting this challenge.
C-level executives often wonder why the work to resolve complex problems seems to never get done while the organization clearly has the data science talent at hand. Skill sets alone often don’t cut it; the key to problem solving is matching the DNA of the problem to the DNA of fit-for-purpose
The wealth management industry is evolving in the digital era to meet the needs of a rising retiree population serviced by technology savvy financial advisors. Take a look at three key market drivers that illustrate the urgency around transforming today's wealth management industry.
Discover nine fields of study for corresponding data analysis professionals that contribute significantly to analytics projects, their key value propositions and challenges and high-level suggestions for categorizing and organizing the rapidly growing analytics resource pool.
IBM is launching a weigh in program, asking people through social channels how data and analytics are affecting their industries. To kick off questions around public safety, here are a few excerpts of interviews from police departments that have worked data and analytics into their crime prevention
Operational analytics are critical to business success. Whatever back-end system powers them—online transaction processing database, data warehouse, data mart, and so on---operational analytics can deliver the insights that drive real-time decisions in today’s dynamic business environments.
Watch this live chat with our second group of teams and participants from the #Hadoop4Good challenge to learn why they chose their projects, hear some of their challenges and delve deeper into the story behind their applications.
Did you know that the convenience and speed of mobile is now applied to the work of policing? Criminals are often experts at utilizing technology to commit crime. Now our police officers have mobile speed and ease of use to help them make data-driven decisions on the front lines.
Watch this live chat with the teams and participants from the #Hadoop4Good challenge to learn why they chose their projects, hear some of their challenges and delve deeper into the story behind their applications.
In part seven of this series, we looked at the second key stage within the analytics lifecycle (Analyze), which focuses on analyzing the data and identifying the insights most likely to create a positive business impact. In part eight we will examine recommendations and practical actions for the