Tag: analytics

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Steve Bennett 0
How federal civilian agencies can improve outcomes with analytics

From national parks and healthcare to taxes and nutrition, federal civilian agencies feature an incredibly large and diverse set of missions. These agencies oversee almost every aspect of American life with an endless sea of projects, programs and general oversight. But, as Deloitte Consulting’s Mark Urbanczyk said during a recent

Analytics | Data Management | Fraud & Security Intelligence
David Kennedy 0
How law enforcement can use analytics to combat the opioid epidemic

A steady drumbeat of news coverage makes one thing clear: Opioid abuse is rising and has reached epidemic levels throughout our country. Overdoses from the diversion and abuse of prescription opioids are one cause of the surge in deaths. Overdoses from heroin and other illicit synthetic opioids (such as heroin,

Analytics | Data for Good
Roderick Crawford 0
Where’s the good in data? How analytics is transforming government decision-making

Undoubtedly, the unifying ambition of everyone who serves in government is to do good for the local communities, regions and countries they serve. What I’m interested in is how departments and agencies arrive at those decisions, verify them and even predict their outcomes so that they know with some degree

Analytics
Suzanne Clayton 0
Analytics = brilliance

I recently spent two days with an innovative communications customer explaining exactly what SAS analytics can do to help them take their advertising platform to a whole new level. Media meets data resulting in addressable advertising. SAS would essentially be the brain behind all their advertising decisions, helping them ingest

Analytics | Data Management | Fraud & Security Intelligence
John Stultz 0
US government, analytics researchers step up fight against improper payments

  Improper payments continue to plague the federal government, though many actions are in motion to help turn the tide. The Trump Administration’s Building a Better America: A Plan for Fiscal Responsibility, released in July 2017, emphasizes reducing improper payments, currently estimated by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to total

Analytics
John Hawkins 0
Forecourt of the future

Why do you visit your local petrol station forecourt? Well, probably one reason is to buy fuel for your car, but there is no question that forecourts have changed. Twenty or thirty years ago, you would (more or less) only have been able to buy fuel, plus oil or bulbs

Analytics | Data Management | Fraud & Security Intelligence
Michael Davis 0
Capital flight facilitators: Tracking terrorist financing

I wish this were a blog about a new super-affordable airline, but instead capital flight is the illegal movement of money from its country of origin, transit or destination. This movement of money through facilitators is creating a hyper-breed of criminal enterprise using the regulations of the world’s financial systems

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