Each week over 1 million people move into a city. Never before have the requirements for protecting citizens, property and infrastructure from harm been more pressing. Sophisticated, applied technology can yield insights that shorten the cycle from incident to resolution.
This week’s guest is Adam Crowe, author and Director of Emergency Preparedness at Virginia Commonwealth University, who chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, Associate Partner and Public Safety/Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert at IBM. Topics to be discussed include the challenges facing emergency
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge
Armed with the most relevant information on patterns, relationships, vulnerabilities and potential scenarios, analysts can then quickly assimilate insights and take actions to confidently make mission critical decisions.
This year IBM is implementing a Watson system that has been trained on the Wimbledon championships. By asking questions of Watson in natural language, users of the system can find answers to their problems – whether general knowledge or statistical in nature. This type of solution has many
Combining data, design and speed, IBM and Spark are creating a new blueprint of innovation together. This is the start of something big. IBM and Spark - Power of data. Simplicity of design. Speed of innovation.
Big data and privacy is an ongoing conversation no matter the industry. Today, educators, analyst, parents and concerned citizens are locked in debate as educational institutions are increasingly analyzing student data including student ID card swipes, online discussion forums and grades. Today we
"Don't just get feedback—actually do something with the feedback you’re getting." - Rosetta Lue
Public Sector Talks is a new series of podcasts focused on the application of analytics to solve issues facing citizens.
Our guest this week
Rosetta Carrington Lue is an innovative leader with experience
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.
The increasing number of hacks reported in the news every day is chilling. What can public and private organizations do to protect themselves and the people they serve from relentless cyber threats? Take comfort that big data and analytics are on the case in innovative, intelligent ways.
The Internet and social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out interesting articles that provide fodder for thought and debate.
Creating and maintaining an adaptive organization is well within reach through advanced analytics and innovation, and the right analytics solutions can help businesses transform data-driven insight into actual value without the nightmares from shifting market conditions and information overload.
Large municipalities need to be ever vigilant in providing essential health, safety, security, social, traffic and other services. What better way to glean their citizens’ sentiments on these matters than capitalizing on social media data channels such as Twitter?