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Weekly Roundup: February 13 - 17, 2017

Friday, February 17th, 2017 - 9:29
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 08:26
John Kamensky

Is Social Media Analytics the Answer to All Your Questions?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 - 13:07
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:05
The December attack in San Bernardino prompted people to ask whether or not the government should be more active in using social media data to prevent such things from happening again. Certainly, social data can be highly valuable, but it has its limitations, and agencies must be aware of how best to use it.

Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 12:39
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In 1829, an Italian geographer and French statistician designed the first maps that visualized crime data. The maps included three years of property crime data as well as education information obtained from France’s census. The maps revealed a positive correlation between these two layers of information; areas with higher levels of education experienced a higher incidence of property crimes.

Conversations with Authors Series with Jen Bachner

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 - 15:23
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Description: What is predictive policing? How does predictive policing complement traditional policing methods? What are the operational challenges of predictive policing? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with the Jen Bachner, author of Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics.
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Mon, 12/16/2013
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Description: What is predictive policing? How does predictive policing complement traditional policing methods? What are the operational challenges of predictive policing? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with the Jen Bachner, author of Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics.

Predictive Analytics: How to Prevent Crime from Happening

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - 10:05
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:02
City police departments across the country are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.”  Police departments across the country have adapted business techniques --  initially developed by retailers, such as Netflix and WalMart, to predict consumer behavior -- to predict criminal behavior.  A new IBM Center report, by Dr.

Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - 14:52
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In this report, Dr. Bachner tells compelling stories of how new policing approaches in communities are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.”  Police departments across the country have adapted business techniques --  initially developed by retailers, such as Netflix and WalMart, to predict consumer behavior -- to predict criminal behavior.  The report presents case studies of the experiences of Santa Cruz, CA; Baltimore County, MD; and Richmond, VA, in using predictive policing as a new and effective tool to combat crime.

Introduction: Fast Government—Accelerating Service Quality While Reducing Cost and Time

Friday, July 12th, 2013 - 14:49
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The report follows a 2012 IBM Center book, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches, edited by Chuck Prow, which introduces the concept of fast government as a key to increasing the mission value of government organizations.

Analytics: The Future of Analytics Part II of II

Friday, January 6th, 2012 - 18:36
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 17:24
In our last post, we introduced the first principle government agencies should adopt in effort to dramatically cut costs while simultaneously driving improved performance; the importance of government agencies to understand their current environment. Today we will wrap up the two other principles to predict future outcomes and learn how changes impact those outcomes. Principle 2: Predict Future Outcomes

Analytics: The Future of Analytics Part I of II

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 - 14:00
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 12:52
Welcome back and happy new year. In our last post in 2011, we wrapped up our discussion on how one commercial organization, Wal-Mart, has effectively used analytics to improve its operational performance. We also provided some examples of government departments and agencies that have implemented analytics and explained how they are using analytics to improve their service to citizens.

From the Executive Director

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - 15:21
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Making these connections requires assessing information of all types, often from disparate sources, to provide a foundation for strategic and tactical decision-making and insight to those who can make decisions and take action.
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