Whether it’s business intelligence or data warehousing, the cloud allows organizations to shift away from managing their infrastructure to put more of their time and resources into their core missions.
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Although they’re not an entirely new undertaking in government, many program offices, sub-agencies and even larger departments are still working through strategies to fully embrace analytics.
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.
The first step in building financial accountability is identifying trends in spending.
Business users know that if they had better access to the mounds of data available to them they could make more informed and better business decisions and they could be looking ahead not backwards. We finally have modern user-friendly data analytics tools available to do just that.
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is dedicated to higher education, research, and learning, so it makes sense that the buildings themselves are smart. By partnering with IBM, Carnegie Mellon was able to harness the power of data from buildings to improve facility performance, increase efficiency, and advance industry business practices.
Data analytics is changing the way governments make decisions. But while the benefits of data analytics have often been touted, it can still be difficult to know how to incorporate data into your agency operations and what to look for in analytics tools.
Governments have used computing technology since the 1950s, but data has changed. Agencies face new challenges in using data, requiring updated strategies. A recent IBM white paper covers these challenges and provides a path forward to data-driven government.
Cognitive computing is not just a change; it is the dawn of the next era of computing. It capitalizes on the latest technological advancements, a computer system that learns from its environment, while providing solutions to some of the biggest challenges that government faces by providing insights not available until now.
Depending on the type of analysis agencies want to conduct — real-time or historical — there are different data gathering and analytics tools to support those efforts. Let’s take a closer look at each of these examples to better understand how they benefit government agencies.