To discuss the value of performance management technology, tailored for the federal environment, and best practices for implementing the solution no matter an agency’s status, GovLoop and Acendre, a leader in performance management, partnered to create this industry perspective.
No matter what your job description says, data analytics is a crucial part of your role. This guide will help you get started making better, data-driven decisions with analytics.
To understand how eDiscovery technology can help government agencies search, investigate and better manage structured and unstructured data, GovLoop partnered with Nuix, a leader in solving data challenges—one of which is eDiscovery—for this industry perspective.
In this industry perspective, GovLoop and Splunk, provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, have partnered to discuss what digital transformation means for the public sector, how the data deluge is adding to the complexity and how a segment of big data, called machine data, is offering opportunities to ride the digital… Read more »
Many agencies are starting to see how data analytics can help them accomplish their missions more effectively. In fact, there are few decisions that we make today that aren’t based on data in some way. Citizens use customer feedback data to determine what products to buy or use data in fitness monitors to track their… Read more »
In this industry perspective, you will learn how a “single pane of glass” approach empowered by powerful data analytics technologies, can help government achieve better, faster and more robust investigations, even in a world that’s increasingly driven by digital information.
There are few decisions we make today that aren’t based on data. We check our weather apps to properly plan our outfits. We use customer feedback data to determine what products to buy. And we can’t leave home without our fitness monitors and smartphones to track our health, mood, conversations and whereabouts. That’s just in… Read more »
This report discusses the current government data intelligence landscape and challenges with legacy business intelligence tools.
By taking this course, you’ll be enrolled in six lessons. After reviewing the current state of data analytics in government, each lesson will explain a different component of the ultimate data-driven organization.
In this course, you will learn how your agency can make the most of video data and the importance of having a long-term data management solution to store and retrieve this complex video data.
How public sector agencies can maximize the power of this deluge of data to improve citizen engagement and employee productivity through data sharing and data analytics.
Timely and actionable data can tell us a lot about our government, the citizens it serves and whether federal programs are effectively meeting their needs. Not only that, but data can also capture the sentiments of rank-and-file employees who fuel those services and programs. The ability to capitalize on those valuable insights has been an… Read more »
Most of us have access to more data than we could ever use in a lifetime – think about all the statistics, random datasets and social media posts that are at our fingertips. There are literally billions of gigabytes of data that today, anybody can access with the click of a button. Making sense of… Read more »
This GovLoop guide, in collaboration with Splunk, will explore the challenges facing the public sector and how big data can help solve some of these problems. It will also explain how Splunk can support all public sector agency missions from cybersecurity to compliance and more by leveraging machine data.
Learn about the world of big data and analytics, what Apache Hadoop is and the role it plays, and what data can do for your agency.
To further understand how operational intelligence can improve your agency’s IT operations, GovLoop partnered with Splunk, the leading platform for operational intelligence that enables you to look at machine data and find important insights.
Data is powerful. We can use it to shape policies; craft citizen services; and even secure government. But it takes more than data alone to drive better decision-making and ultimately better outcomes. We also need the right tools to combine that data and search for patterns, anomalies and trends that otherwise would go undetected. By… Read more »
This GovLoop guide looks at the current state of government health IT, innovations and how government is driving the adoption of IT in health care
For this research brief, we will examine how public sector professionals perceive the challenges and needs that exist in the fraud arena and then explore approaches to address those.
Learn how you can use self-service analytics to improve overall citizen experiences, interactions, and the way your agency delivers customer service.
Everything about Dr. Farid Fata’s case seemed too egregious to be true. When a whistleblower tipped off the Department of Justice back in 2013 about Dr. Fata’s unprecedented medical malpractice, government officials had a hard time wrapping their heads around the claims — at first. How could a renowned Michigan oncologist intentionally misdiagnose patients and… Read more »
In this resource, we focus on income data and how it affects the public sector’s ability to administer means-tested programs; explain why income data is difficult to assess but critical to do properly; showcase solutions to verify demographic data and prevent fraud; and discuss other unique tools to help battle program errors and fraud.
What do Pixar, the creators of the animated films “Toy Story” and “Up!,” and the Department of Defense (DoD) have in common? One thing: both organizations know how to harness the power of visualization. In fact, one of the founding employees of Pixar, Pat Hanrahan, helped the DoD realize how something that brought children’s stories… Read more »
Data is a highly sought-after commodity, but simply amassing information isn’t enough. To be useful, the data must be actionable, and must be presented in a way that makes it meaningful. And it’s that piece of the puzzle that’s hanging up government data use. Data – including big data, which is so large or so… Read more »
To become more resilient against cyberthreats, agencies must improve visibility and understand events happening on their networks. With increased awareness, organizations will see operational benefits and save employees valuable time, improving productivity and morale. To achieve these benefits, agencies need to deploy the right kind of infrastructure. They must look to a platform approach and… Read more »
Today, a big data solution offers hope for governments to unlock potential from all the data they collect, store and manage. Through better data management, governments can re-imagine their business processes. At a time when public sector resources and budgets are shrinking and citizens are demanding improved services, big data promises much needed relief for… Read more »
In partnership with IBM®, GovLoop is conducting a four-part guide series, The Journey to Big Data and Analytics Adoption. This series of reports has emphasized how big data has transformed government agencies. In Chapter 1, we discussed how organizations could leverage their most critical asset: data. Throughout Chapter 2, we highlighted big data’s role to… Read more »
Because we Americans spend almost 90 percent of our time indoors and because the government owns, manages or occupies roughly 500,000 facilities, the role of a facilities manager is becoming increasingly important for government. The federal government also operates more than 600,000 vehicles and employs 1.8 million civilians. Buildings have now become our primary habitats…. Read more »
In our first two chapters, we outlined the benefits of big data and discussed how analytics can help counter waste, fraud and abuse. In this chapter, we look at how public safety organizations can benefit from a robust analytics strategy. Specifically we explore: Case studies from Miami-Dade County, New York City and Lancaster, California police departments…. Read more »
In our first chapter of the IBM and GovLoop guide series; we explained how big data has fundamentally changed the way government does business. But for many institutions, understanding the applications of big data is just the start of the analytics journey. In this chapter we dive deeper and focus on how deploying a data-driven… Read more »
Standing between the federal government and improved delivery of services is the data skills gap. Federal managers worry that prospective employees entering the job market lack the analytical skills, statistical competencies and technical proficiency needed to understand the federal government’s large and complex datasets. The data skills gap comes at a time when federal government… Read more »
Based on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the Mayan culture is home to one of Earth’s most unpredictable climates. The area is prone to both extreme drought and torrential rain. To prepare for prolonged periods without rain, the Mayans had to think of an innovative way to collect, manage and store their most precious asset: water. The… Read more »
Centrally managing data has long been a goal for IT managers. Now, with emerging technology and improvements to the way data can be stored and hosted, centrally managing data is finally a reality for organizations. As such, more and more agencies have been adopting an architecture – known as the enterprise data hub (EDH) –… Read more »
With this industry perspective, you will begin your journey to explore how effective management of your building’s data creates new insights for your organization. This allows you to listen to what your building is telling you.
Today GovLoop and IBM are releasing a new report, Smarter Care: Social Programs and Wellness in the Digital Age. This report explores how agencies can connect the dots with their social programs data to gain a full view of a client.
Analytics has transformed the way public safety organizations fight crime and keep our communities safe. Today, GovLoop and IBM have released a new report, Smarter Cities: Public Safety in the Digital Age, which explores how new analytical approaches has re-imagined the way the public sector protects communities. As governments are faced with shrinking budgets and… Read more »
GovLoop’s latest report,Unlocking the Power of Government Analytics, provides an overview of government analytics, identifies leading case studies, and integrates the results of a recent GovLoop survey from 280 members of the GovLoop community. Further, this report provides ten steps to leverage analytics within a government agency.
Today, government is challenged like never before. In an era of budget cuts, increasing demands for services, and increasingly complex government transactions, government officials are pressed to think of new ways of thinking and innovative solutions to complex problems. Predictive analytics is one possible solution for government agencies. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak… Read more »
We’ve got a great Open Gov story (and tool) for you! Last year, former Deputy CTO for Open Government Beth Noveck reached out to GovLoop Founder Steve Ressler about leveraging the energy of community members to complete a gargantuan task: read through all of the Open Government Plans and compile a list of the hundreds… Read more »