Analytics

Big Data Showcase: Establishing the Infrastructure

After learning about the great uses and potential of Big Data in government and hearing about the leading analytics solutions turning that data into intelligence at Carahsoft’s Government Big Data Forum, industry leaders presented a panel on the infrastructure that makes all of this possible. Storing, accessing, and working with massive amounts of complex data... Read more »

SAS Government Leadership Summit - June 12 in DC

SAS Government Leadership Summit June 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Newseum, Washington, DC Registration is required through http://go.sas.com/k42p97. The SAS Government Leadership Summit (#SASgov) is targeted at mid-tier to executive level decision makers in Government. This year's theme is "Analytics on Point: Sharpen the focus on brighter possibilities." Keynote: Dr. Michael Mandelbaum,... Read more »

Analytics

“If you don't measure it, you can't improve it.” On of the first-order axioms of management, and a mantra of spreadsheet jockeys everywhere. Benchmarking. Balanced Scorecard. SEO. What do they have in common – they are indirect measures of effectiveness. For an artist, which is more important – the tack hammer or the paint brush?... Read more »

Sunlight Foundation: Tools for Transparency: URL Builder for Google Analytics

The Google Analytics URL Builder is a simple tool that helps you track traffic statistics for specific campaign related links. The tool works by adding parameters to a link from a page on your site that you then track using Google Analytics. When running an advertising or social media campaign, this is incredibly handy for... Read more »

Mission-Focused Analytics

What do we mean by “mission-focused analytics?” That is the focus of a new report co-sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government and released earlier today at an event with a panel of federal executives using analytics. “It’s like peeling back an onion. You cry a... Read more »