Big Data

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 »

Five ways to get value out of Big Data in 2013

“Fewer than 15% [of senior finance executives] are confident that they get helpful information for making decisions about the future.” – Corporate Executive Board, March 2012 In addition to the fact that Chief Executives feel as though they lack data for good decision-making, over 40 percent of CFOs rate themselves as ineffective in their questRead… Read more »

Facebook Town Halls and Google Hangouts With the President: Social Media in 2012

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Changing Traditional Project Management: 15 Tips on Bringing Agile Methodology to Government

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Finding New Efficiencies, Cost Savings and Improved Services with Cloud Technology

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Govies Use Big Data to Predict Crime and Manage Spaceflight Imagery

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Expansion of Mobility: The Perfect Storm for Government Agencies

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

New GovLoop Report: Government Technology Year in Review 2012

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Big Data for Workforce Diversity & EEO

Last week the U.S. Census Bureau released the long-awaited data rich Census 2010 EEO Tabulation. This is the closest thing to Big Data available for workforce diversity and equal employment opportunity (EEO). The tabulation is the most comprehensive and unique tool of its kind in assessing EEO nationwide based on a broad range of acuteRead… Read more »

10 Benefits of Predictive Analytics: A Path to Improved Decisions

Recently I had the chance to speak with Nathan Greenhut of IBM about how predictive analytics has the potential to transform government operations. You can view the full interview by downloading the PDF here, or visit online. Story Highlights GovLoop releases report, A Path to Insights and Improved Decision Making: Predictive Analytics Post highlights 10Read… Read more »