The world’s population is increasingly moving to urban areas, creating a dense and complex environment for crime. To combat urban crime, public safety workers are breaking down departmental silos and moving toward predictive policing systems. But how can we ensure public safety officials present a
IBM Performance Management can fill in the gaps to enhance Excel, letting all your data live happily in one place so that people can easily use Excel to input data, with results instantly reviewable at every level.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This issue of Public Sector News skims the wires and focuses on some interesting articles that offer food for thought and debate.
The big data and analytics maturity model gives business-driven enterprises a framework for a flexible, coherent approach to big data and analytics. See what drives the evolution of this model to offer organizations insight through a real-time, actionable context.
I’d rather not be in the wrong place at the wrong time when a major threat occurs. But if I were, I would be comforted knowing that emergency personnel knew how to handle an earthquake in Vancouver as well as they did a water main break just down the street.
As governments struggle to meet their citizens’ expectations, it’s time to consider a different model for providing necessary services. A new cloud solution can help governments worldwide function successfully during times of instability.
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
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
The Internet of Things will create significantly more data and require significantly faster communications networks than ever before, increasing demand on producers to apply sophisticated analytical tools and methods to make sense of operational data, separate the signal from the noise and, most
Banks need to provide personalized customer engagement and deliver customized actions to succeed in today’s competitive banking environment. But what can a bank do about an uncertain customer? How can a bank retain loyal customers and bring that extra bit of added value to the table?
Analytics have consistently proven their worth in various business environments—but what about non-business areas? See how an extreme sportsman, Dave Haase, is using analytics to help power his race across America.
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.