Analytics

Census Project Matches Your Agency's Data with Civic Innovators

Through The Opportunity Project, the bureau is connecting data-laden federal agencies with private-sector innovators who can use that data to solve real problems.

Government Data Detectives

A special report on how agency data shops are fighting fraud.

Transportation Wants to Use Data to Predict Accidents and Make Roads Safer

The Transportation Department collects a wealth of data on traffic accidents but can't present it in the most impactful way to policymakers.

Federal CIO: Artificial Intelligence Initiatives Will Flop Without Quality Data

The government’s AI adoption must go hand in hand with improvements to data management, Suzette Kent said.

Modernizing Government IT Starts with Data

When thinking about IT modernization, organizations too often think at an application level.

Official: Upcoming Data Strategy Shouldn’t Mean More Work for Feds

The strategy’s action items will focus on how agencies can make better use of the data and programs already in place.

Have Ideas on How Agencies Can Actually Use All Their Data?

The Federal Data Strategy team wants feedback on its framework for how agencies can leverage their data.

How Agencies Can Calm the Fourth Quarter Spending Frenzy

Agencies need to rethink how they balance and develop their billion-dollar budgets.

Tips for Deploying Analytics at the Federal Level

It almost seems like big data analytics is The Promised Land that’s forever over the next hill for federal agencies.

Cyber Spies Don’t Have to Worry About Robots Taking Their Jobs, Intel Chief Says

The intelligence community will still need human analysts even as when machine learning does more, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told students.

DHS Needs More Data to Help Stop Bioterrorism

The agency is looking for nationwide information on medical interventions, food safety, wildlife health, travel itineraries and other health-related topics.

3 Ways Intelligence Agencies Are Using AI

The intelligence community is using artificial intelligence to help manage the exponential increase of data.

The Role of Analytics in Federal IT Modernization

A strong analytics program can help ensure that federal agencies get the most out of the IT modernization program and the available funds.

How Artificial Intelligence Could Keep Army Transports Ready for Action

A yearlong pilot program will see if AI can predict when components on Bradley Fighting Vehicles will break.

The Key to Government’s Digital Transformation is Data Literacy

Without data literacy, the prospect of quickly meeting the administration’s data and IT modernization goals is simply not feasible.

What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails

Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.