Data & Analytics
Data on pace to dominate GIS in 2020, experts say
Three geospatial information systems experts say data science and data analytics will play a bigger role this year.
Advancing multi-vendor IT model tops priorities, Virginia CIO says
The state is moving its data center and hiring new staff, but maturing its new IT sourcing model takes priority, says Virginia CIO Nelson Moe.
Grow beyond the transactional mindset, Maine CIO urges
Leaders in state government should be owning the outcomes affecting the public, state CIO Fred Brittain says.
‘Intentionality’ key to service delivery in Minnesota, CIO says
Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes says his secret to effective service delivery is in deliberate planning and adjustment in service of a greater mission.
States look to 'citizen as a platform' for data management
Whether calling it ‘citizen as a platform’ or ‘my government, my way,’ states are rethinking data management, putting the citizen at the center.
Law enforcement risks being a captive of its video surveillance data, report warns
Rapid growth of state and local law enforcement video footage calls for newer strategies for storing and analyzing data.
Delaware's CIO isn't giving up on his data analytics vision
Sometimes projects run into roadblocks. Delaware CIO James Collins says the keys to advancing are diligence and persistence.
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.