data analysis

  • VA, HUD to use better data to aid homeless vets

    The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development have partnered to conduct a more thorough analysis of the nation’s homeless veteran population. The agencies said the new data will allow them to get the right services to the vets who need them.

  • DoD analysis centers make info sharing easier

    Christopher Zember, deputy director of the centers, explains how analysts sift through all the data.

  • Recovery Board testing accountability tools in the cloud

    Agencies are testing software to analyze data for potential problems. The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board is now hosting these tools in the cloud to make it easier for agencies to use them.

  • Big Data creates big challenges for agencies

    Mark Weber, NetApp’s president of the U.S. public sector, spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about a Meritalk study his company sponsored called The Big Data Gap.

  • FEMA turns to data to fix employee morale problem

    Last year, FEMA ranked 231 out of 241 agencies in the Best Places to Work rankings, compiled by the Partnership for Public Service. This year the agency took a deep-dive look at the Employee Viewpoint Survey data to help explain why workers are so unhappy.

  • New data analytics tool gives Postal Service IG head start on cases

    Bryan Jones, the director of the Counter Measures and Performance Evaluation (CAPE) team in the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General, said the development of a dashboard to help investigators visualize data more easily helped overcome initial resistance to these kinds of tools. February 14, 2013

  • Using the cloud to analyze data

    Shawn Kingsberry, chief information officer of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, joins host Jason Miller to talk about how his agency is using its cloud hub to run its mission critical systems. April 18, 2013

  • National Cancer Institute hopes to find a cure in the cloud

    George Komatsoulis, the National Cancer Institute’s deputy director of the center for biomedical informatics and IT, and acting chief information officer, said through the Cloud Atlas Genome project, NCI is trying to reduce costs to access data by medical research institutions and to make sharing of the this data and collaboration easier.

  • National Cancer Institute hopes to find a cure in the cloud

    George Komatsoulis, the National Cancer Institute’s deputy director of the center for biomedical informatics and IT, and acting chief information officer, said through the Cloud Atlas Genome project, NCI is trying to reduce costs to access data by medical research institutions and to make sharing of the this data and collaboration easier. April 17, 2014

  • Copy data management

    Ash Ashutosh, CEO of Actifio, will discuss how his company can help your agency reduce the size and cost of its data center. July 29, 2014