Analytics

What’s Next for Government Data

Here’s how federal agencies are tapping into one of their greatest resources.

Agencies Can Do Better by Collecting Data with Purpose

There’s a difference between having data and having useful data, federal officials said.

How Data Analytics Could Help the Government Reduce Traffic Deaths

A D.C.-based startup with roots in the insurance market is using machine learning to predict the probability of car crashes on just about any stretch of road.

Using Data to Figure Out Where Transit Should Go

Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.

GSA, NGA Expand Space-Based Data Offerings

Agencies now have more options when purchasing geospatial data and analytics off GSA’s IT Schedule 70.

HHS’ New Emerging Tech Contract Could One Day Compete With Other GWACs

That includes three governmentwide contracts operated by another Health and Human Services office.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Government

Private businesses already use AI to find efficiencies in their own business and improve the return-on-investment of products and projects.

AI, Deepfakes and the Other Tech Threats That Vex Intel Leaders

Top U.S. intelligence officials had a lot to say about tech at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing.

Report: Agencies are Doing a Better Job Embracing Open Data

And the more they lean in, the more benefits they’ll see, government data experts said.

How Easy-to-Use Data Tools Unleash Employees

That’s what turns data analytics platforms into decision-making engines, a pair of government technology leaders said.

The Hottest Tools in Coding This Year Included React and Python

Programming trends can offer insight into what businesses are investing in.

The IRS Wants to Use Social Media to Catch Tax Cheats

Auditors would use the tool to shore up previously identified cases.

Think Tank Offers AI Strategy Pointers for White House, Congress

The Center for Data Innovation released a report with six goals and 40 recommendations to keep the U.S. at the forefront of artificial intelligence.

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.