Public sector stakeholders who stand to benefit from data-driven weather analyses include those responsible for emergency planning, disaster preparedness and response. These analyses should incorporate both the agency’s own emergency planning and monitoring data sets as well as weather data that
From retrospective to predictive to prescriptive analytics, healthcare organizations are embarking on analytics journeys to enhance medical outcomes and create cost efficiencies. Where are you on your healthcare analytics journey?
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Intelligent computing technology goes way beyond the processing power and memory capabilities of first-generation supercomputers. Take a look at the legal profession in the not-too-distant future and Watson’s role in bringing the world’s legal knowledge base to a user’s fingertips.
Cyber threat analysis is a critical component to any organizations security strategy today. Have you incorporated it into your strategy yet? Bob Stasio, Senior Product Manager of Cyber Intelligence at IBM i2 Safer Planet, comments on what exactly cyber threat analysis is in this week's Cyber Beat.
Game show contestant, medical science researcher and now a legal assistant, IBM Watson continues to expand its cognitive talents into a wide range of professions. Discover why even Watson’s gaffs offer tremendous potential for enhancing tough legal decisions.
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
Finding any spot on the planet that isn’t subject to devastation from a weather event is highly unlikely. Preparing for natural disasters can help minimize casualties and enhance response time in emergencies. Get Jen’s take on the role analytics can play in disaster preparedness and response.
The advent of weather analytics has come none too soon. From inventory planning to public safety, organizations around the world are looking to weather data to help inform their decisions. But can they stay afloat in a sea of big data?
Governments around the world are awash with data, much of it in systems used to record the services provided to citizens. However, governments often struggle to unlock the greater value offered by that data, which could help them deliver services coherently and consistently. Find out how analytics
Data reservoirs are useful tools that can help organizations create new products and services, increase customer service and efficiency, and reduce waste and fraud. But what is a data reservoir and how do you create it?
In a world of data insecurity, let no data breach pass without learning the lessons it has to offer. The data breach of Office of Personnel Management records teaches us three lessons, each vital for data security in organizations of all kinds.
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.
The safety of personally identifiable information (PII) is becoming more precarious as criminals find ways to profit from scams. However, insurance agencies are fighting back by using big data more effectively to uncover nefarious schemes.
Cyber attacks are becoming more common not only in the news, but in our personal lives as well. But are there ways to identify the perpetrators or deter these attacks before they occur? Fortunately, the emergence of powerful new analytics-based technologies can help cyber defenders expose those who