Modernizing Analytics for Law Enforcement

By Steve Shirley, Captain Steve Serrao, Robert Morison, May 29, 2019

Technologically, law enforcement is an exciting field these days. Vast new sources of electronic data and advanced analytical methods offer opportunities not only to resolve individual investigations in record time, but also to discover patterns of activity to exploit in crime prevention. To seize these opportunities, many agencies are modernizing their information and analytics platforms. To explore the pragmatic challenges and potential benefits of modernization, IIA spoke with Steve Shirley, Head of Customer Advisory for the SAS Justice and Public Safety Team, and Captain Steve Serrao, Senior Customer Advisor for the SAS Justice and Public Safety Team.

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Refactoring Analytics for the Cloud

By Robert Morison, Apr 16, 2019

More and more organizations are leveraging cloud computing in pursuit of tangible benefits of agility, scalability, and cost savings. Many analytics applications are natural candidates for migration to the cloud because they require very large amounts of data and computing power, but only temporarily while large-scale models run. The migration is on, the opportunities are great, and the landscape for analytics in the cloud continues to change. As organizations have gained collective experience moving analytics to the cloud, we have a clearer picture of migration benefits, options, and best practices.

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