Government

AI helps companies meet new data protection challenges

Written by Karl-Oskar Brannstrom | AI/Watson, Government, Professional Services

In an ideal world, rules should be based on principles—on what’s right, not what’s easy. In Europe, a good example of that maxim in action is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a set of rules adopted in 2016 designed to protect privacy and personal data for citizens living in the European Union (EU) and ...read more


The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help

Written by Todd Cooper | Blockchain, Government

“The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help” by Todd Cooper originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. Corporate governance controls how publicly held companies behave. It guides how decisions get made, from setting broad objectives to the smallest internal controls, and helps protect the interests of all the company’s stakeholders, such as shareholders, management and ...read more


Applying commercial tech to the global health supply chain

Written by Jamey Butcher | Cloud, Government, Healthcare...

At Chemonics, we believe that those who have the least deserve our best. For more than 40 years, we’ve strived to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. In 2015, we won the $9.5 billion USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. Our mission was twofold. ...read more


How to handle growing storage needs for geospatial data

Written by Simon Navin and Dave Anderson-Ward | Developer, Government, IBM Systems

When a search-and-rescue organization is looking for someone, every second counts. They need to know exactly where they are and what ground they’ve already covered. Organizations like UK Lowland Rescue rely on the accurate, available mapping data from Ordnance Survey to do their jobs quickly and efficiently. Ordnance Survey is the national mapping agency for ...read more


How to build trust in AI with blockchain technology

Written by Karen Kilroy | AI/Watson, Blockchain, Computer Services...

Machine learning and AI are all about data. We give AI-powered systems massive amounts of data to ingest and analyze, and then we trust the results. But I want to know how we can ensure the integrity of those systems, from the algorithms to the data sources. Solving the AI data-integrity issue I believe the ...read more


How data can help improve response to natural disasters

Written by Jaethan Reichel | AI/Watson, Government, Professional Services...

Each time there’s a natural disaster, we see the same scenario: Everyone from national government leaders and the military to the small-town mayor and scores of volunteers with big hearts and expertise come together to respond to the event. All those people, at every level, need to communicate, need to share information and need to ...read more


Why UK police consolidated software licenses to fight crime

Written by Ian Bell | Analytics, Government, Security

Crime has always been a moving target, but never more so than in today’s digital world. The internet has opened up new channels for illegal behaviors—virtual back alleys where crime can go undetected. Criminals routinely step between the digital and physical realms, leaving a complex trail of evidence that can be hard to follow. At ...read more


Smart Dubai aims to boost happiness with technology

Written by Wesam Lootah | AI/Watson, Blockchain, Developer...

I live and work in Dubai—a cosmopolitan city with a proclivity for superlatives. It boasts the tallest building in the world. It is one of the world’s fastest growing cities, known for its impressive skyline studded with ultramodern architecture and luxury shopping. And it is one of the most popular destinations for global travelers. But ...read more


AI and IoT technology help boost water quality in China

Written by Fu Dawei | AI/Watson, Government, Internet of Things (IoT)...

Water is one of the planet’s most precious resources. Yet our waterways in China are under constant threat—from pollution, invasive species, drought and flooding. Many people don’t realize that keeping our water resources safe, clean and usable requires extensive infrastructure and administration at every level of government. Monitoring waterways with streaming video At RichWay Technology ...read more