Big Data Surveillance: The Case of Policing

Posted by Douglas Wood, CEO of Case Closed Software – a leader in investigation software  and analytics for law enforcement. Headquartered here in Central Texas, I recently had an opportunity to have coffee with Dr. Sarah Brayne, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Brayne had just published an interesting article in … More Big Data Surveillance: The Case of Policing

Data Analytics Transforms Policing

Great article from our friends at Visallo! As police find new methods of tracking and solving crime, their needs and priorities in a data analytics strategy are bound to continuously evolve. Be sure to read the article at https://visallo.com/blog/data-analytics-transforms-policing/ and for more information on how Visallo and Crime Tech Solutions are changing the investigation analytics world, contact us … More Data Analytics Transforms Policing

Big Data Investigation Analytics: A Difference Maker for Law Enforcement

How Investigative Agencies do More with Less! The investigative units of law enforcement agencies all around the world face many of the same challenges. Chief among those challenges is the fact that budgets are tightening, while resources are becoming more and more scarce. Even in the face of reduced funding, investigators are asked to deliver … More Big Data Investigation Analytics: A Difference Maker for Law Enforcement

Palantir® and NYPD face off over data and deliverables disputes

The shine is most definitely coming off the Palantir® Technologies brand in law enforcement and investigative agencies. Here’s a link to a fascinating story about NYPD and Palantir, and how the former is kicking the latter to the curb. The power that Palantir has over its customers is down-right frightening. Fear not, Palantir clients… Something big is … More Palantir® and NYPD face off over data and deliverables disputes

Law Enforcement: Got Big Data… Now What?

Great article from PoliceMag.com, originally posted HERE. Since its introduction nearly a decade ago, big data in the form of analytics has helped police agencies all over the world enhance decision making, improve strategies to combat crime, and ultimately solve—and prevent—more crimes. But while the benefits of mining and critically analyzing huge amounts of data … More Law Enforcement: Got Big Data… Now What?

IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your source for analytics in the fight against crime and fraud. September 7, 2015. IBM announced this week a major update to its IBM i2 Safer Planet intelligence portfolio that includes a major overhaul of the widely used Analyst’s Notebook product. The product, which has become increasingly abandoned by its user … More IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. NOTE: This article originally appeared HERE by Jane Antonio. I think it’s a great read… Link analysis has become an important technique for discovering hidden relationships involved in healthcare fraud. An excellent online source, FierceHealthPayer:AntiFraud, recently spoke to Vincent Boyd Bryant about the value of this tool for payer special … More Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Part Two: Major Investigation Analytics – Big Data and Smart Data

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. As regular readers of this blog know, I spend a great deal of time writing about the use of technology in the fight against crime – financial and otherwise. In early February, in Part One of this series, I overviewed the concept of Major Investigation Analytics and Investigative Case Management … More Part Two: Major Investigation Analytics – Big Data and Smart Data