Big Data & Analytics

December 18, 2018
DLT Recognized with 2018 Hortonworks Distributor of the Year Award premium
This time of year brings reflection and blessings to count. The Big Data, Analytics and Data Science team at DLT has a lot to be grateful for, as we’ve grown and expanded at an accelerated pace, finding success along the way. As the team and portfolio grow, so do the strategic partnerships, initiatives, activities, and […]
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December 12, 2018
Next-Gen Crime Fighting Software Links All Your Intelligence Data in One Place premium
Law enforcement and intelligence agencies deal with large volumes of disparate data on a daily basis. Analyzing all this data across multiple data silos and structures, each with their own levels of security permissions, is a big challenge. To help federal, state, and local governments overcome these challenges, DLT recently partnered with DataWalk to deliver […]
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November 27, 2018
How to Prioritize Data Strategy Quick-Wins for Success premium
The Federal Data Strategy principles (https://strategy.data.gov/principles), as currently articulated, are a set of best practices and guidelines, which could be utilized to govern the development and maturity of an organization’s management of data as an asset.  However, without guidance or a framework within which to actualize these principles, these principles may well be rendered a […]
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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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