In the government keynote at Salesforce World Tour in Sydney this week, a panel of thought leaders from the public sector took a refreshing perspective on the topic of Getting things done in Government. Here's some of the great insights I captured during the lively discussion.
A story of how a musical city created for just eight days provided the perfect real-life laboratory for applying big data principles, testing sustainability ideas and modeling sustainable cities.
Every now and then you hear a story about a local organisation that leaves you thinking “I never knew they did that!” That was the case for me and a hundred of my closest friends at the IBM Finance Forum recently, where Paul Ryan, the Chief Financial Officer of the Australian Museum, gave us insight into their business, their mission, and how they tackle the difficult challenge of planning, budgeting and forecasting for the age of dinosaurs and beyond.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) use big data and analytics to visualize criminal networks to execute a coordinated effort to identify and stop illegal trade.
IBM Research and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are currently working on using visual analytics to increase the accuracy of skin cancer diagnosis.
Bancroft are putting mobile applications securely in the hands of classroom teachers, clinical staff and school administrators to better engage with students and improve the learning experience.
Analytics in Education
IBM Watson ready for work
Using analytics to identify people at risk
Predicting & preventing crime