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Big Data is a Double-Edged Sword


by Angela Guess Daniel Riedel of Wired recently discussed the potential good and the potential harm that can be accomplished via Big Data. He writes, “The issue is that big data is a double-edged sword, and it’s razor sharp on both sides. Although it has amazing potential to improve our world, it can easily be…

Big Data is a Tool: Use It Prudently

Michael C. Daconta of GCN recently wrote, “Recent articles about Pandora’s and Netflix’s use of big data illustrate why government IT managers should not just focus on data management, data collection and even big data processing.”

Making Bridges Safer with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Manjo Bansal of SAP recently wrote an article for Forbes, stating, “South Padres Island, TX, 2001. Minneapolis, MN, 2007. Seattle, WA, 2013. Three towns in three different parts of the country, yet inextricably linked by a common type of disaster – a bridge collapse. In the Minneapolis event, 13 people died and…