Government agencies face three major challenges to becoming data-driven organizations: silos and lack of alignment, technology gaps and an inability to derive value from this data deluge.
Citizens have come to expect quality customer service from private companies, as well as government agencies. To help agencies better serve citizens, we’ve outlined some common pain points that must be addressed.
To discuss more about how the public sector can properly interface and interact with this new world of data and sensors, GovLoop sat down with Steven Sarnecki, Vice President, Federal & Public Sector, and Stephen Bates, Director, Advanced Analytics at OSIsoft, an industry leader in operational intelligence and advanced data analytics for over 35 years.
Open data has the ability to revolutionize the law enforcement community but agencies must first learn how to effectively collect, store and disseminate data. Learn what practitioners across government are doing to address the challenges of opening up data for the law enforcement community.
Without the right support, making the most of the Internet of Things (IoT) can be a challenge. Even if devices are capable of sharing data, establishing a secure and effective network to collect and evaluate data is rarely easy.
To understand the power and possibilities of data, let’s look at three government websites that will blow your socks off with the data they provide.
Open source offers agencies not only additional technological capabilities – like greater scalability, storage and speed – but also cost-savings and security enhancements. But making this transition can be overwhelming.
The first step in building financial accountability is identifying trends in spending.
IoT lets organizations push responsibility for local situations to the lowest level that can handle it, while providing an avenue to move collected knowledge back up to the highest level for strategic direction. The reality is smart devices offer major benefits to government agencies.
Despite their different points of view, IT operations and security depend largely on the same information in carrying out their jobs. Failure to recognize common goals and to take advantage of the common resources creates a sub-optimal situation for both IT operations and security.