Analysis paralysis is an easy trap to fall into anytime there’s uncertainty. For government employees, that can be said about pretty much every decision you’ll make in your career. Here are some tips and tricks that can help.
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Imagery analysis methods like change detection help provide critical data for environmental monitoring and natural resource management. Beach erosion, melting ice caps and forest fires are a few examples of the types of change detection analysis that imagery can support.
This approach enables you to replace fear and doubt with data and information. It also allows you to provide insights into your organization’s risk posture, keeps your boss from going fetal, and lets you live to fight another day– which is the main thing.
“It would be false to say that people are happily sharing their data with us.” That’s how the Department of Defense’s Col. Bob Saxon explained his agency’s efforts to open up government data. For all of its potential benefits, open data also presents security risks to those providing the information. From loss of agency confidentiality,... Read more »
Now is the time to determine which email metrics you will need to analyze to ensure you're effectively measuring performance and moving the needle toward your goals. In this post, we'll identify the top five email metrics to continually track and why they are important.
Next week (February 9-10, 2015), Esri is holding a Federal GIS Conference to inspire government employees to share ideas, best practices, and more. Over 3000 government professionals and leaders will join together in Washington, D.C. to combat real-world challenges with real solutions that utilize GIS technology. Esri technology is helping the government become more resilient... Read more »
Intelligence analysis methods in scientific literature In a case study I recently completed I had the welcome opportunity to explore in more detail an interesting phenomenon in scientific publications: selective presentation of study results to scientific audience. The example below illustrates publication bias and multiple publication bias at its “best”. Whilst I do not underestimate... Read more »
Oakland has a new School Superintendent. I like him, partly because of the following statement he dropped at a meeting of the Youth Ventures Joint Powers Authority recently. All the city and county heavy-hitters were there, discussing the possibility of hiring an out-of-state firm to do a data report on Oakland. There was much debate... Read more »
This past week I was able to attend a Management Concepts training offered by my Agency focused on presenting data analysis. This was a great three day training that if you ever have the opportunity to take I highly recommend. But as I know training dollars can be thin, I’m going to share some of... Read more »