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Report: Cities can use crowdsourcing tournaments to solve problems

There's little doubt about the power big data and predictive analytics wield in order to glean granular information, but when it comes to cities, there often aren't enough resources to take advantage of these technologies. researchers estimated the city of Boston "could be 30 percent-50 percent more productive if it allocated inspections as suggested by a top-performing algorithm from a tournament.

FTC raises flags about big data's effect on underserved populations

Big data provides information that can benefit consumers through the development of new and customized products and services, but some uses of big data may be harmful, particularly for low-income and underserved populations, an FTC report stated.

Spotlight: ATARC panel makes 5 recommendations for fed use of big data

The Advanced Technology Academic Research Center, or ATARC, published Dec. 17 a new report that makes five recommendations for harnessing big data within the federal government.

GSA's internal labor market review helps leadership visualize, forecast workforce trends

The General Services Administration is using data science to address its human capital management challenges, said Paul Tsagaroulis, director of GSA's Human Capital Analytics Division.

Data capacity, analysis, expertise drive IoT work at NASA

In addition to storing the data, bringing forward technology and personnel to make that data useful is critical, said John Sprague, deputy chief technology officer for IT at NASA.

Cloud is making the dream of big data, analytics a reality, say federal IT security officials

"The information has always been there, but it's always been a matter of, how do you store it?" asked Steve Pugh, presidential response officer at the White House Communications Agency.

CIA looks to cloud, big data to advance mission

The Central Intelligence Agency is embracing cloud computing technology to help ease the burden of computing-intensive analytics programs that produce intelligence for its agents. It's also opening doors that will help the CIA to partner with innovative vendors in the big data market.

VA awards $624M scheduling system contract

The Veterans Affairs Department Aug. 24 awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to Systems Made Simple, Inc. to overhaul its Medical Appointment Scheduling System.

VA awards $624M scheduling system contract

The Veterans Affairs Department Aug. 24 awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to Systems Made Simple, Inc. to overhaul its Medical Appointment Scheduling System.

ONC committee moves closer to big data guidelines for health information

A committee within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology approved draft recommendations on big data and security earlier this month.