ENTRIES TAGGED "data analysis"
Alyona Medelyan and Anna Divoli on the opportunities in chaotic data.
Alyona Medelyan and Anna Divoli are inventing tools to help companies contend with vast quantities of fuzzy data. They discuss their work and what lies ahead for big data in this interview.
Bryan Sivak looks for ways to change the status quo.
Maryland's first chief innovation officer, Bryan Sivak, is looking for the levers that will help state government to be smarter, not bigger. From embracing collective intelligence to data-driven policy, Sivak is defining what it means to be innovative in government.
The Global Adaptation Index combines development indicators from 161 countries.
Speed, accessibility and open data have come together in the Global Adaptation Index, a new data browser that rates a given country's vulnerability to environmental shifts.
Open source tools and a focus on user experience elevate Cook County's "Look at Cook" data website.
One of the best recent efforts at visualizing open government data can be found at LookatCook.com, which tracks government budgets and expenditures from 1993-2011 in Cook County, Illinois.
The winners of the FCC's Open Internet challenge provide consumers with new tools to monitor ISPs.
The FCC Open Internet Challenge stimulated the creation of a new mobile application that enables consumers to analyze the performance of their mobile broadband network. Combined with the other two winners of the challenge, consumers now have better tools to measure their Internet service.
Open data, a map and the Internet share the story of violence against journalists in Afghanistan
A new website shows incidents of violence against journalists in Afghanistan launched. Data.nai.org.afs charts attacks on the media onto an interactive map of country using open source mapping tools.
Theo Schlossnagle on the state of real-time data analysis and where it needs to go.
Real-time data analysis has come a long way, but Theo Schlossnagle, principal and CEO of OmniTI, says some technology improvements are actually causing a data analysis devolution.
Well-designed dashboards begin with the user squarely in mind.
A new class of dashboards is making data analysis more flexible. Some companies are even replacing stagnant corporate intranets with dashboard interfaces.