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8月 012017
 

Did you pay your taxes? From stiff penalties to even jail time, the federal government provides plenty of incentive for citizens to pay, but each year nearly one in five Americans do not pay on time. This leads to a more than $450 billion gap in unpaid taxes, creating a [...]

Where the federal government can find $450 billion was published on SAS Voices by Marie Lowman

7月 262017
 

Too much to do and not enough time to do it. That's a common refrain in government, but an important one because of the critical role government plays in the lives of so many. In a new book from SAS, A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments: Using Big Data [...]

SAS guidebook empowers government agencies to use analytics for good was published on SAS Voices by Marie Lowman

6月 262017
 

The role of analytics in combating terrorism Earlier this spring, I found myself walking through a quiet and peaceful grove of spruce trees south of the small hamlet of Foy outside of Bastogne, Belgium.  On travel in Europe, I happened to have some extra time before heading to London.  I [...]

The analytics of evil was published on SAS Voices by Steve Bennett

6月 262017
 

The role of analytics in combating terrorism Earlier this spring, I found myself walking through a quiet and peaceful grove of spruce trees south of the small hamlet of Foy outside of Bastogne, Belgium.  On travel in Europe, I happened to have some extra time before heading to London.  I [...]

The analytics of evil was published on SAS Voices by Steve Bennett

6月 172017
 

It has been almost a year since then-U.S. CIO Tony Scott introduced the federal open source policy that called for agencies to share federally-developed software source code. The policy, more than anything, aimed to make agencies more agile. Instead of redeveloping the same programs the open source policy would allow [...]

How analytics and open source can improve government agility was published on SAS Voices by Trent Smith

3月 042017
 

The Obama administration made great strides in improving the government’s use of information technology over the past eight years, and now it's up to the Trump administration to expand upon it. Let’s look at five possible Trump administration initiatives that can take government’s use of information technology to the next [...]

5 Tech initiatives for the Trump administration was published on SAS Voices by Steve Bennett

2月 112017
 

In 2014, the federal government lost more than $125 billion to fraud, waste and abuse. And that’s just what we know about. While that number may sound incredible, those on the front lines of the government fraud fight know that it's all too real. The US government needs to change […]

U.S. government struggling with comprehensive fraud strategies was published on SAS Voices.

2月 032017
 

It was just a few years ago that the idea of an Internet of Things (IoT) seemed far off, something out of a science-fiction movie. After all, why would a vehicle need to talk to the road?  Why would our utility meters need to talk to the central office? The […]

How can the Internet of Things help government agencies? was published on SAS Voices.

12月 062016
 

The cybersecurity challenge exemplifies how global threats have evolved and how governments must combat them. For all the complexity of the Cold War, the United States defense officials knew the nations that posed the biggest threat. The world is much different today. As General Michael Hayden (ret.), former Director of the National Security […]

Cybersecurity: A conflict of old and new was published on SAS Voices.

8月 062015
 

In my previous post I talked to John Cassara about the growing threat of mobile payments and how mobile phones can be used to launder illicit funds globally.  I spoke with him again recently on the topic of financial intelligence.  Here are the highlights from our discussion. So what is […]

Financial intelligence: What it is and why it matters was published on SAS Voices.