Modernization of aging government IT infrastructure is not only a best practice; it’s law. It’s also an enormous challenge for smaller agencies with limited IT staff and budgets. The agency’s first consideration was NetApp’s Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure (HCI).
As part of the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), a framework for a new, data-centric approach is taking shape – one that aligns technology, policies, and records to support evidence-based decision-making.
The next breakthroughs in business intelligence (BI) and analytics will see machine learning and artificial intelligence used to improve data access and data quality, uncover previously hidden insights, suggest analyses, deliver predictive analytics and suggest actions. What’s more, natural language (NL) interfaces will make it easier for business users without knowledge of data science or query languages to explore information, gain insights and make better, data-driven decisions.
A culture of analytics brings together an organization’s two greatest assets: its people and its data. Employees are encouraged to explore their data, to collaborate and share their analysis with others, which drives progress forward.
The President’s Management Agenda (PMA) stakes out a bold position on data—in fact, much bolder than many people recognize.