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From “Lake” to Insight: How Federal Agencies Can Get More from Their Big Data Platforms

In this contributed article, Chris Brown, Senior Associate, and David Cunningham of Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton, suggests that overcoming data lake obstacles involves a combination of processes, culture, and appropriate technology choices. By employing modern data management platforms and best practices from the outset, agencies can start flipping the 80-20 rule of data science—and start putting the valuable information they collect to work for their missions.

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).

Government Change Through Data Analytics

When used effectively, data analytics can help to save lives, improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and help government deliver better citizen services. This special GovLoop report explores how data analytics is changing Government.