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Using Robots to Improve New York’s 311

Jessica Leber of Co.Exist recently wrote, “Since opening in 2003, New York City’s pioneering 311 center for non-emergency questions and complaints has become a massive operation, handling an average of around 60,000 questions a day via phone, text message, website, and mobile app.”

Speed Bumps, Big Data, and Better Government


by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired reports, “Big Data is transforming many industries and functions within organizations with relatively limited budgets. Consider Thomas M. Menino, up until recently Boston’s longest-serving mayor. At some point in the past few years, Menino realized that it was no longer 1950. Perhaps he was hobnobbing with some techies from MIT at…

Replacing Data Scientists with an App?

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle reports, “With all the hype around Big Data, one of the most pressing concerns for organizations is finding qualified data scientists who’re able to translate that mish-mash of numbers into something that makes sense – actual insights that can be used to pursue businesses’ goals and strategies. The…

RantNetwork and LinguaSys Sign Mobile Application Distribution Agreement

RantNetwork, developers of translation applications for SmartPhones and LinguaSys, the international provider of human language technologies producing highly customized multilingual text analytics and natural language processing software, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for a customized version of RantNetwork’s OPI Translate Mobile phone translation and interpretation application.

News360 Launches Native Advertising Platform

Mary Lisbeth D’Amico of Clickz.com reports, “News360, a news aggregation app that seeks to learn users’ interests and direct them to relevant content, this week announced the launch of a native advertising platform designed to help brands find and grow audiences for their sponsored content.”

MetLife Launches New MongoDB-Based App


by Angela Guess A new article out of 10gen reports that “MetLife, Inc. [yesterday] launched a new MongoDB-based application, MetLife Synapse (synapse.metlife.com), the industry’s first advanced developer recruiting tool designed to vet talent based on specific skills. In an effort to attract the best developers to its new global development center in Raleigh, N.C., MetLife…