Big Data & Analytics

October 8, 2018
Federal Government Data Maturity Model: Drive Your Agency’s 2019 Data Strategy and Roadmap premium
Form follows function – and so should your organization’s data! Form follows function is a principle associated with 20th-century modernist architecture and industrial design which says that the shape of a building or object should primarily relate to its intended function or purpose.  Similarly, management gurus opine about successful companies’ relationships between organizational structure, mission functions, and business […]
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September 14, 2018
Preparing the Network for the Impact of Digital Twins premium
Digital twins may sound like the stuff of science fiction. Yet, digital twin technology is one of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018, according to research firm Gartner, Inc. Gartner® recently announced 48% of surveyed organizations working with the Internet of Things (IoT) say they are already using, or plan to use, digital […]
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July 24, 2018
Big Data Month: New eBook Sheds Light on How Government is Overcoming Persistent Big Data Challenges premium
There are many opportunities in the public sector for data science and data analytics, yet, almost as many challenges. When we kicked off Big Data Month at DLT, we asked our Chief Data Scientist, Sherry Bennett, for her insights. What became clear is that the obstacles to big data success are universal to both the […]
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July 19, 2018
Data Science is Key to Readying Facial Recognition Software for Use by Law Enforcement premium
The use of facial recognition software to support law enforcement efforts is nothing new – in the movies that is. In 1997, the sci-fi classic The Fifth Element equipped its futuristic airborne police vehicles with tools that let officers compare facial scans of the movie’s mysterious alien heroine to a central criminal database in the […]
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July 5, 2018
Big Data Month: How Government Can Move Beyond Being Data Rich, But Information Poor premium
Data is everywhere in government but turning that data into actionable information and insights remains a persistent problem. “We are data rich and information poor,” said Shelley Metzenbaum, a former associate director for performance and personnel management at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) at a recent IBM Center for The Business of Government […]
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June 29, 2018
Big Data Month: DLT Chief Data Scientist Shares Insights premium
At DLT, July is Big Data Month, where we will be highlighting all things big data in the public sector.  To kick off Big Data Month, we sat down with DLT Chief Data Scientist Sherry Bennett to get her insights into what is going on the world of public sector data and analytics: INTERVIEWER: So […]
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Could Big Data and Analytics Provide the Answer to the IRS’ Woes? premium
On Tax Day, 2018, the unthinkable (but not unexpected) happened. The IRS’ IT system crashed after a hardware issue took down a number of apps including those that interface with third-party tax preparation software as well as the IRS Direct Pay application. IRS IT Systems are Decades Old IRS IT systems are some of the […]
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Can Blockchain Help Agencies be More Efficient? premium
Blockchain is no longer just a buzzword or simply a “technology to watch.” This database technology is being explored by agencies across government, from the General Services Administration (GSA) to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), from the Federal Maritime Commission to military supply chain professionals across the Department of Defense (DoD). The promise […]
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January 23, 2018
Even When the Lights Go Out in Government, Data Never Sleeps premium
Government shutdowns are a costly business. The 2013 shutdown cost $24 billion in lost economic output while the 1996 shutdown resulted in $2.1 billion in government costs. We are yet to learn the impact, if any, of the three-day 2018 shutdown. But, what we do know is that shutdowns are not universal. For many critical […]
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December 4, 2017
Create the Perfect Blend – Data Blending for Dummies premium
Take your cloud data, database data, HR data, financial data, throw it in a blender and what have you got? Data soup! It may as well be. You have all the right ingredients, but no recipe for pulling it all together. As we accumulate more data, across disparate data sources, the challenge for today’s government data […]
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