Maryland Chief Innovation Officer Mike Powell says big data will lead to better understanding of critical issues like health care, crime and unemployment.

In this video from the NASCIO Midyear Conference in Washington D.C., Powell talks about the steps his state is taking to make greater use data sharing and analytics.

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