Tags Data & Analytics
NYC data office looks to evolve past 'startup mentality'
The city's Mayors Office of Data Analytics is now a permanent agency. Now, its officials are moving ad hoc processes into advanced analytics strategies.
How the NYPD is using machine learning to spot crime patterns
The department has revealed "Patternizr," a tool used the past two year years to spot crime patterns nearly invisible to the human eye.
Want to change the public's behavior? Make it 'easy'
Meeting public policy goals doesn't always have to be expensive or painful, says Michael Hallsworth of the Behavioral Insights Team.
State CIOs need to change culture around data sharing
On the latest episode of the Priorities podcast, Illinois CIO Jack King and Utah CIO Mike Hussey offer steps to better data use and sharing.
On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead
As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.
Virginia Tech data program boosts local agencies short on analytical resources
The university's "urban computing" program is putting municipal data on crime, transit and education in the hands of enterprising graduate students.
Acquisition constraints slow state agencies’ push to the cloud
Acquisition capabilities and contract vehicles curb states’ shift to cloud technologies even as agency IT executives want more cloud investment over next three years, report says.
Government CIOs focusing more on analytics — those who aren't will 'fall behind'
New survey data from research firm Gartner shows that AI and machine learning are also ranked among the top technologies set to transform organizations.
State agency leaders focusing more on cloud IT investments, survey says
Growing capabilities among states to provision cloud applications and services will enable them move from on-site data centers to the cloud over the next three years.