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Leveraging the Right Data Technology for a Safer, Smarter Society

By Christian Heiter on May 25, 2016 12:44:50 PM

In every sector, organizations are making more intelligent use of technology to deliver services and manage infrastructure more efficiently. In this data-driven move to create a safer, smarter society, they’re accruing a wealth of digital information on nearly every facet of civil life – from law enforcement and emergency response, to healthcare, critical infrastructure, transportation and energy.

As this social innovation unfolds, we’re producing data of unprecedented richness and scope, at rapidly growing volumes. We’re now faced with more information than we can process, which affects our ability to leverage it effectively. More than ever, we need efficient methods for collecting, storing, organizing, finding, accessing and analyzing data – the data that gives us the intelligence we need to make the informed, timely decisions vital to our communal quality of life.

A truly “smart” society knows how to optimize this abundance of data. So, what capabilities are most valuable to our digital transformation into a smart society?

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Topics: Social Innovation, Health IT, smart cities, Internet of Things, Health Care, Object Storage, Metadata, Metadata Management, Digital Transformation

Top Considerations For Your Data Analytics Strategy

By Christian Heiter on Jan 25, 2016 3:36:10 PM

A better national government means finding improved ways to solve the nation’s challenges. Each agency, tasked with a different mission, must use its allocated budget in the most efficient way possible to have the biggest positive impact on our society. That could mean making more accurate predictions of disease pandemics at the CDC, improving the intelligence collection capabilities at the FBI or better analyzing the effects of global warming at the EPA.

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Topics: Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Data Analytics

Data Storage for the Life of the Nation

By Christian Heiter on Jun 18, 2015 11:19:00 AM

This week, we are starting a new blog. Our first post comes from HDS Federal's Chief Technology Officer Christian Heiter, who shares his thoughts about the importance of well organized, managed and analyzed data. Look for more blog posts from our executives in the coming months.

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Topics: Big Data

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