The common theme in much of this week’s public sector news that captured our attention is data privacy and protection. How can we find the balance between using big data and analytics to improve citizen life and protecting citizen data privacy? In the age where a data deluge is the new norm, how do
Higher education learning environments can have a diverse mix of student generations, and both advanced technology and nontraditional approaches can be used for homework, instruction and research. Consider the transformative effects on education that are possible when big data and analytics are
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.
Because their stadium is one of the highlighted “5 places in your city where analytics are making a difference,” the analytics story behind the Pittsburgh Pirates organization offers an interesting perspective. From 1993–2012, the Pirates logged the most consecutive losing seasons in Major League
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that gives us fodder for thought and debate.
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.
Malware, in and of itself, is not malicious; the cybercriminal behind the malicious code is the real culprit. Learn why a strategic, investigative shift in focus on both the cyberattack and the nefarious organizations behind them is necessary in today’s cyberwarfare engagement.
Recent catastrophic weather events worldwide are sad reminders that disaster can strike in a heartbeat. While preventing these events is extremely unlikely, analysis of data from sensors, status reporting and video footage may provide the insight for enhanced preparedness and swift emergency
At the Mindset Network launch in 2003, Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Today that statement still holds true and even rings louder. Here are some of the stories from the week of May 11, 2015 on how analytics is changing education
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?
The public sector is changing the face of our cities, transforming our workforce and improving healthcare with data and analytics. Here are some of the stories and articles that caught my attention this week.