Posts Tagged: IBM2012

Improving Accountability & Making Data Driven Decisions – Analytics in 2012

Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to social media, I’ve been working to highlight some case studies, best practices and try and condense the year down into one post, while looking forward to the year 2013. Follow along here by viewing GovLoop’s Year… Read more »

10 Benefits of Predictive Analytics: A Path to Improved Decisions

Recently I had the chance to speak with Nathan Greenhut of IBM about how predictive analytics has the potential to transform government operations. You can view the full interview by downloading the PDF here, or visit online. Story Highlights GovLoop releases report, A Path to Insights and Improved Decision Making: Predictive Analytics Post highlights 10… Read more »

A Path to Insights and Improved Decision Making: Predictive Analytics

Post Highlights GovLoop releases report, A Path to Insights and Improved Decision Making: Predictive Analytics Report highlights some of the potential for predictive analytics for the public sector Nathan Greenhut of IBM shares his insights and expertise in the report Today, government is challenged like never before. In an era of budget cuts, increasing demands… Read more »

IBM Report Highlights the Power of Predictive Analytics

This morning I read an important guide by IBM, Making Critical Connections: Predictive Analytics in Government, Improve Strategic and tactical decision-making. The guide highlights the benefits of predictive analytics in government and shows how data can provide insight and guide decision making for government agencies. I’d encourage you to take a look at the report,… Read more »

Analytics: The New Path to Value

A recent report from IBM, Analytics: The New Path to Value, highlights how successful organizations have implemented the use of analytics into their organization. The report partners with the MIT Sloan institute to provide an insightful take on analytics, and how the structured use of data can open up new insights and drive stronger decision-making… Read more »

Blue CRUSH: Fighting Crime With Predictive Policing

When we think about Memphis, Tennessee, traditionally we think about great music and fantastic barbecue. Now, we can add a third trait, which is an innovative and transformative way to fight crime. Larry Godwin, Director of Police Services, Memphis Police Department, recently was profiled in an IBM Smarter Planet Leadership Series Report, highlighting the “Blue… Read more »

New IBM Report: Leading Through Connections

IBM recently released its Global CEO Study “Leading Through Connections,” which compiles interviews from over 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries across 18 industries, including the public sector. The report looks at how leading CEOs are responding to an increasingly open and interconnected world, where customers, employees and partners are all connected to the organization in… Read more »

10 Steps to Measuring Social Media ROI

Last week I was able to present at the Obtaining Value and Insight With Social Medial Analysis event hosted by IBM Analytics Solution Center. The abstract for the event was: The internet is in a second wave of innovation. At the turn of the millennium, we saw a technology-driven, website-centric new-world-order. We are now part… Read more »

New IBM Report: A Manager’s Guide for Using Twitter in Government

This week IBM released a new report on Twitter use for government. The report, Working the Network: A Manager’s Guide for Using Twitter in Government, was written by Professor Ines Mergel, Professor at Syracuse University. Professor Mergel is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. The… Read more »

7 Ways Government Can Drive Efficiencies

IBM recently released a great report, The Foundations of Efficiency; learning to do more with less is the new normal for government (Download Here). The opening of the report gives a quick synopsis of the dire financial situation facing governments. IBM observes: “Our current economic contraction is different from previous downturns. It is global. It… Read more »