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Deep Threat Analysis: Going Beyond the Obvious to Improve Border Security

In this special guest feature, John Kendall, Director of the Border and National Security Program for the global public sector practice at Unisys, discusses how border security experts around the world can improve their threat analysis with new AI and machine learning tools. A new approach, known as “deep threat analysis,” uses predictive analytics to examine the complex web of relationships and actions surrounding a traveler or shipment crossing a border.

Global Tech Jam Event for Smart Cities returns to Portland in June

The Global Tech Jam conference is coming up June 20-22 in Portland, Oregon. “This symposium will provide a leading venue for the presentation of the highest-quality original research, groundbreaking ideas, and compelling insights on future trends in Smart City Technology and Deployment.”

Big Data Law Enforcement and the Rise of Predictive Policing

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how big data technology coupled with predictive analytics combine to constitute a new area of law enforcement – predictive policing. While the tension around predictive policing’s ethical validity remains, results seem to be positive enough in preventing crime for it to become a more commonly used method of policing.

Transportation, Public Safety and the Modern Power Grid Thrive with Integrated Smart City Data

In this special guest feature, Steph Stoppenhagen, Smart City Business Development Director for Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business, outlines how a growing awareness, understanding and acceptance of data-based technology is rapidly changing how city officials manage community services.

Government Use of Data Analytics: Case Studies

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the fifth and final in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is case studies for government use of data analytics.

Government Use of Big Data for Cybersecurity

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the third in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government use of big data for cybersecurity.

Government Sponsored Data Analytics in Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the third in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government sponsored data analytics in healthcare and life sciences.

Government Applications of IoT

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the second in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government applications of the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public
sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples, how the Internet-of-Things is taking a firm hold in helping government agencies collect and find insights in a broadening number of data sources, how government sponsored healthcare and life sciences are expanding, as well as how cybersecurity and data analytics are helping to secure government applications.

Utilities and Big Data: The Rushed Evolution

In this special guest feature, Ed Cuoco is the Director of Data Science at The Weather Company, takes a look at big data from the perspective of the utility company and how they can no longer serve their own or their stakeholders’ interests without smarter insights at scale and in real time.