The goal of urban analytics is to help make cities safer, smarter, cleaner, healthier, equitable, sustainable and economically vibrant for all of us who live, work, play, learn and strive in them.
In GovLoop’s recent online training, public and private sector experts explored ways to turn data into actionable insights.
The central idea of data analytics is taking datasets or groups of information and analyzing them in a meaningful way to determine something useful in government.
For better or worse, intuition comes into play in many business decisions. What is yours saying about Amazon’s next headquarters, and are you prepared to put money on it?
Agency leaders and program management professionals must seek practical, secure, and effective methods to extract the valuable information captured in their data repositories — from legacy systems to real-time data streams.
To better understand the role technology, specifically data analytics, will play in rolling out the 2020 census, GovLoop sat down with Lisa Blumerman, Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs.
Not only do governments need that kind of expertise, but they need to find a way to publish data without much of a budget — if any.
Data analytics is a hot topic in government and one that continues to gain traction. Agencies are increasingly relying on analytics to help fight diseases, combat fraud, improve citizen services and more. To better understand how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is using analytics, we heard from Ana Penman-Aguilar, Associate Director for Science… Read more »
Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »
Government agencies have more data at their disposal than ever before. Esri’s Christopher Thomas discussed how best to put that data to use with GIS.