Posts Tagged: analytics

Navigating the People, Process and Technology of Big Data

The following is an interview with Mark A. Johnson, Director, Public Sector Big Data Program at Oracle. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  Although big data has the potential to radically redefine government operations, organizations still face significantRead… Read more »

Is Big Data the Same as Dirty Data?

Conversations on Big Data is a series of discussions about using analytics in creative and interesting ways that the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government designed to broaden the perspective about quantitative analytics. Wikipedia defines Big Data as “…an all-encompassing term for any collection of data sets soRead… Read more »

Unlock New Insights by Breaking Down Old and New Data Siloes

The following is an interview with Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect at Software AG Government Solutions. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  With big data and analytics programs, agencies can reveal new insights and improve their decision-making processRead… Read more »

Switching Lanes: Transportation Analytics in the 21st Century

Imagine no sidewalks, horrible conditions of street lighting, and poor weather. Seems like a walk in Washington, D.C. right? Ironically, this is a “wow” moment, because companies like Teradata are able to get new insights, a better understanding of what goes on in transportation and what are the cause and effects of pedestrian fatality. When youRead… Read more »

The Top 5 Books of 2015 on Elections & the Political Process… So Far

Although we’re only a mere two months into the year, a deluge of incredible books on the topics of elections and the political process — fiction and non-fiction alike — has occurred.  In the words of George Mason, “The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never beRead… Read more »

Preparing for the Internet of Everything

The following is an interview with Kapil Bakshi, Distinguished Architect at Cisco. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  According to a recent economic analysis by Cisco, the Internet of Everything (IoE) presents a $4.6 trillion opportunity for publicRead… Read more »

Jumpstarting Your Big Data Campaign

The following is an interview with Webster Mudge, Senior Director of Technology Solutions, Cloudera. To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  One of the challenges for any IT program is soliciting support from leaders and gaining executive buy-in. AlthoughRead… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know to Build a Successful Analytics Program You Learned in Kindergarten

For several years, the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government have partnered to have Conversations on Big Data, a series of discussions designed to broaden the perspective about quantitative analytics and share lessons learned about what worked well and what did not. As I was reviewing the transcriptsRead… Read more »

Introducing the Big Data Playbook for Government

To learn more about how your agency can excel with big data, be sure to check out our guide: The Big Data Playbook for Government.  On August 31, 1854, the London district of Soho was struck with a cholera outbreak, and by September 10, the neighborhood had reported over 500 deaths. Curious as to howRead… Read more »