The travel industry is undergoing a seismic evolution, based in large part on disruptive technologies fueled by data and analytics. Two key trends causing these paradigm changes are location services and intelligent mobility.
Fraudulent activities made against Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance organizations are rampant. And because they are committed against governmental social services organizations, they cost US taxpayers huge sums of money. One way to identify and fight against this kind of fraud is combining
As the world continues to grow increasingly interconnected by Internet of Things sensors and big data technology, new targets for hackers emerge. One target on the horizon is the automobile. Can we protect the next wave of automobile innovation from nefarious hacking? See what five experts in
An alarming rise in traffic fatalities across the US requires innovative approaches to reduce casualties and make the nation’s highways and streets safer for all. Take a look at six key ways a state law enforcement agency is using predictive analytics to prevent accidents and save lives.
The rising prevalence of aerial drones offers an illustrative example of the challenges that rapid technological advancement is bringing to maintaining cybersecurity and privacy. Take a deep dive into the kinds of security questions that drones and other technical innovations are raising and the
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.
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.
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
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.
Even with ever-more advanced machine-based data analytics, when it comes to fighting cybercrimes and physical crimes, human thought and intuition are still irreplaceable—especially during the detection and mitigation phases.