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.
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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.
Government organizations are at a crossroads between greater demands for services and increasing obstacles to providing those services. In a recent executive report based on a survey of 100 government executives across the globe, IBM proposed that cognitive computing is the answer to some of the challenges that government organizations face. The principle behind cognitiveRead… Read more »
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The way government agencies provide analytics to their users is changing. But one change that should be top of mind for agencies is ensuring the tools and services they offer are easily available to internal and external consumers.
The practical applications of clustering are vast. With the ability to identify groups in the data based on their shared characteristics, future customers, employees and stakeholders can be marketed and delivered products and services that are most likely to be pertinent to their specific needs.
No police department has the manpower to be everywhere at all times. That’s why police officers in Norcross, Georgia, are using predictive analytics to determine the most probable locations where crimes might occur.
For a growing number of agencies, the answer to powering their data analytics operations has come in the form of flash storage, which can be a more cost-effective and efficient alternative to the legacy disk storage agencies have traditionally used.