I have often struggled in my work to fight against the notion that we need quantitative data as a precursor to believing the lived experiences of impacted people.
Posts Tagged: data
What is the right balance between security and access for my data?
Every project that results in the construction of a building that is not a “smart” is a project in which money savings has been lost, unnecessary natural resources have been consumed, and social improvements have not been delivered to citizens.
Although the mandates surrounding operational effectiveness are all intended to promote the adoption of private-sector best practices, it is not always clear how best to implement them within the federal environment. This creates an interesting opportunity for forward-thinking leaders to design implementation approaches that will work best for their environment.
Content services platforms (CSP) are helping organizations grow into the 21st century versions of themselves by empowering employees with access to the content they need, when and where they need it.
Most agencies are accustomed to managing PDF files, Word documents and other standard text inputs. But traditional systems for managing this type of content are incapable of keeping up with the growing diversity, increasing size and the volume of unstructured content (video, audio and more) that government employees and citizens are rapidly producing.
When there is no shortage of data, how do you get from massive data to mission success?
With our work in natural resource and surface water, we utilize our asset management system in many ways. The ability to spatially conceptualize data helps our team make more effective policy decisions and communicate environmental and resource issues with better clarity.
When you’re looking for new ways to solve tough problems, a hackathon might be your answer.
Big data, as it’s called, has taken over government and forced agencies to piece together policies and practices that will allow them to manage all of their incoming information securely.