Big Data

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 […]
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 […]
An Internet of Things Demo Jam: The Brains Behind the Demo premium
IoT Demo: Here Blog Part 1: Setting the Stage Blog Part 2: Architecting the Scene DLT recently partnered with GovLoop to offer a free 10 minute interactive lesson on How to Implement the Internet of Things.  GovLoop is a knowledge and social network for federal, state and local government innovators, and its Academy transforms learning […]
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January 30, 2018
The U.S. Government Is All for Connected Cars, But It’s Big Data That’s Pushing the Boundaries premium
What does the U.S. government have to do with “connected cars”? Quite a lot. Roughly one pedestrian is killed every two hours in America. Distracted walking while crossing roads (thanks to smartphone use) has spurred the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to aggressively pursue the deployment of connected vehicles that could prevent the next pedestrian […]
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 […]