Expert Insights: Three Steps to Implement Analytics

The following post is an expert of GovLoop’s recent report: Unlocking the Power of Government Analytics. The report features case studies from the state, local, and federal government on how agencies have leveraged analytics to improve services. You can view the full report below or download a PDF. Post Highlights Be sure to view GovLoop’sRead… Read more »

Big Data and Analytics Conference- Intelligence, Defense and Homeland Security

Over the last few years, big data has been a hot topic in government. No longer just a buzzword, it has emerged as a real way to increase efficiencies, reduce waste, increase productivity and make smarter, data driven decisions. Organizations are already collecting large amount of data so the conversation has moved from “when” toRead… Read more »

Activities or Analytics?

“If you don’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” Like a mantra, it’s chanted over and over – but you must be measuring the right IT or you are just burning time. For an artist, which is more important – the tack hammer or the paint brush? The brush is used to create the masterpiece;Read… Read more »

5 Steps to Leveraging Analytics in the Public Sector

The following post is an expert of GovLoop’s recent report: Unlocking the Power of Government Analytics. The report features 10 steps to leveraging analytics in the public sector, to read all 10 tips, be sure to view the guide below. Post Highlights Be sure to view GovLoop’s recent report Unlocking the Power of Government AnalyticsRead… Read more »

Sequestration & Social Media

Well, sequestration is in our midst and there isn’t much that we can do about it. By now I’m sure you all have heard the many consequences sequestration will likely bring: Furloughs, longer lines at the airport, prison lockdowns higher risks of terrorism, women and children taken off of WIC… canceled white house tours! Well,Read… Read more »

Big Data and Government R&D – Turning Overload into Information

In March 2012, the Obama Administration launched the “Big Data Research and Development Initiative” to capitalize on the fast-growing volume of data in today’s world. By investing over $200 million in research and development, federal agencies hoped to extract more information and better analysis to make smarter decisions that drive growth and efficiency. As aRead… Read more »

Ravens or 49ers? Who has the Analytics Advantage?

It’s Super Bowl Week, meaning that football chit chat will probably dominate the water cooler (and team meetings) more than any other topic. But just because you and your coworkers are talking sports doesn’t mean that you’re escaping the world of analytics. Several sports teams, including baseball, basketball, and football teams, have been using analyticsRead… Read more »