Data for Good

See how data is being used to address humanitarian issues around the world

Analytics | Data for Good | Machine Learning | SAS Events
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 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

Advanced Analytics | Data for Good | Internet of Things
Larry Orimoloye 0
Scaling Internet of Things for dementia using particle filters

Dementia describes different brain disorders that trigger a loss of brain function. These conditions are all usually progressive and eventually severe. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting 62 percent of those diagnosed. Other types of dementia include; vascular dementia affecting 17 percent of those diagnosed, mixed

Analytics | Data for Good
Shannon Heath 0
How did one school system save money, improve local traffic and make students happier? With fewer bus stops and better bus schedules

Every fall, highways, backroads and neighborhood streets nationwide take on a noticeable yellow hue, as school buses carefully and methodically transport students back to school. In some areas, including Boston, this massive transportation exercise can present a number of challenges. Boston Public Schools (BPS) provided transportation for 25,000 students via

Analytics | Data for Good
Shannon Heath 0
SAS and WildTrack protect endangered species, one footprint at a time

Around the world, animals continue to be added to the endangered species list. Thankfully, there are organizations like WildTrack, a nonprofit organization using non-invasive techniques to monitor endangered species. With the help of SAS® technology, WildTrack can use its collection of data to preserve endangered species and improve conservation efforts.

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