Big Data, Big Promise

The possibilities of big data in the public sector are endless. With every passing hour, the goldmine of government data expands as information systems, sensors and networks churn out enormous volumes of data. Faced with this information overload, it’s easy for analysis paralysis to set in. But it doesn’t have to. By simply leveraging an existing asset, governments can yield insights that create dramatic cost efficiencies, improve employee productivity and constituent services, and even save lives.

How can your agency or jurisdiction take advantage of the big data explosion? Keep reading this special report — we’ll help you separate hype from reality, evaluate your options and develop a practical approach for participating in the big data revolution.


Text Data Analytics: In Service of Smart Government

With Teradata big data and analytics solutions you can collect, unify, and analyze all your data - including text and documents - to identify potential or emerging threats to public safety. By leveraging discovery analytics, data science is embedded into your investigative approach - allowing you to reduce mountains of text into a few documents and individuals that matter most. The goal is to triage all available document data down to a workable, manageable size for analysts.

5 Reasons DDoS Attacks are Growing More Serious for Government Agencies

Read this infographic to learn how government agencies are impacted by this evolving threat and why they should be concerned.

Accelerate Efficiency: The Three Pillars of Security Response

State and local governments are inundated with alerts about security vulnerabilities but often don’t have a way to track or assign incidents to the appropriate asset owners, increasing the chance that alerts go unaddressed. To accelerate resolution time and enhance decision-making, they need a clear, orderly incident response plan. Read this paper to learn about the three pillars of successful security response.

Using Cloud-Based Analytics to Reduce Cyber Risk

Read this Q&A with Tony Encinias, Vice President of Public Sector Strategy for ViON and former CIO of Pennsylvania, to learn how cyber analytics delivered as a service can help cost-effectively secure government networks.

Extreme Conditions, Extreme Equipment

Read this paper to learn how public agencies are boosting productivity and streamlining processes by equipping employees with rugged devices.

Pulling Data Together

Download this paper to discover four steps state and local governments can take to lay the groundwork to make data interoperable.

Social Media on the Front Lines

Read this case study to learn how the Lima, Ohio Police Department is utilizing social media to engage with citizens while relying on an archiving solution to support its social media policy.

Accelerate your business with DevOps

Learn more about the 3 components of the DevOps journey: instilling a culture of collaboration, automating to improve application delivery, and building a dynamic software-defined platform.

How Advanced Technology Drives Local Government ROI

In this whitepaper, Granicus addresses how to evaluate technology to get the greatest return for your organization while considering your budget, citizen satisfaction, operations and furthering economic development.

Reinvesting in Document Management

Read this paper to learn how public agencies are looking to new technology to remove barriers that impede document access.