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AdobeAdobe Digital Government solutions enable agencies to make, manage, mobilize and measure the information, experiences and knowledge needed to achieve their missions. Government agencies use Adobe technology to power digital content creation and management that most effectively engages citizens; deliver rapid forms creation, secure document workflows, robust analytics and unbreakable digital signatures needed to increase business process efficiency; and to do it all with the most advanced content-centric security and analytics available. With 25 years of proven innovation, Adobe is transforming the way agencies interact — real-time, on any device.

Deloitte Federal Analytics
Deloitte Federal agencies turn to Deloitte for our industry experience and advanced analytics capabilities. We look at organizations from the inside out to help translate data into meaningful information. By using tools that link data to the most mission-critical goals and by leveraging a variety of solutions across Deloitte’s technology, strategy and operations, human capital, financial advisory, and risk practices, we help agencies cultivate the ability to be proactive — even predictive. From headquarters to the back office to the front line, we work side by side with clients to design and implement their most strategic, complex initiatives to achieve higher levels of performance and service -- while managing risk and getting more value from compliance requirements. For years, we have helped our Federal clients achieve breakthroughs in performance, transparency, and accountability. Your mission is our only agenda. Learn more at

Elder Research Elder Research Inc. (ERI) is the US's leading consulting company in data mining, predictive analytics, and text mining. Founded in 1995, ERI has helped government agencies and Fortune Global 500® companies solve real-world problems by amplifying the productivity of their analysts. Drawing from experience in multiple industries, ERI brings cutting-edge technology into front-line practice to achieve high return on investment. Headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, ERI has a growing office in Washington, DC, and is pleased to have organized the conference program for Predictive Analytics World for Government.

GreenplumGreenplum, a division of EMC, is driving the future of Big Data analytics with breakthrough products that harness the skills of data science teams to help global organizations realize the full promise of business agility and become data-driven, predictive enterprises. The division's products include Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform which is made up of Greenplum Database, Greenplum HD and Greenplum Chorus. Other product offerings include the Greenplum Data Computing Appliance and Analytics Labs. These products embody the power of open systems, cloud computing, virtualization and social collaboration—enabling global organizations to gain greater insight and value from their data than ever before.

Greenplum was acquired by EMC in July 2010, becoming the foundation of EMC's Big Data Division. With technical and business leaders from large-scale computing and database companies, Greenplum is tapping the best minds in the business of big data to deliver the next-generation of data warehousing and analytics.

JMPJMP Pro, statistical discovery software from SAS, gives you the power of data visualization, exploration, statistical data analysis and data mining in an in-memory, desktop-based environment. It dynamically links statistics with graphics to make information accessible in ways a spreadsheet never could, letting you explore relationships, see hidden trends and easily communicate your findings. JMP Pro, Version 10, our new release, adds model comparison provisions for comparing fits across multiple fit predictions, one-click bootstrapping for most statistics in JMP reports and an advanced platform for partial least squares (PLS) regression with enhanced features. Import, process, model, and visualize data, even those with millions of records , in just seconds.

IBMMarkets are changing, and the complexity and volume of data is growing exponentially faster. More transparent decisions, timelier actions, better resource utilization and continuous learning are vital to value creation. When faced with the need to do more with less, how do you effectively derive insights from the deluge of big data?

The leader in business analytics software and services, SAS empowers organizations to make better decisions with the data they already have. SAS helps you focus on what matters now and what will happen in the future so that you can deploy results where and when they're needed. SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW®.

With SAS® Analytics software you can:

  • Interactively visualize, explore and communicate data discoveries.
  • Transform structured and unstructured data into fact-based insights for better decisions.
  • Share and deploy compelling insights to take timely actions.
  • Monitor results and facilitate continuous refinement of your analytic models.

Silver Sponsors

SAP SAP is setting a new standard for innovation and performance in the government with integrated solutions that apply database technology, business analytics, applications, cloud computing and mobility to solve the public sector's toughest challenges. Whether they are managing core government functions or delivering mission-critical operations, SAP's integrated solutions help government leaders make better decisions, achieve superior financial and operational results, reduce costs, replace outdated processes with next generation programs, and empower citizens and employees to connect on premise, in the cloud or on a mobile device. SAP brings intelligent ideas to the government with integrated solutions that deliver results.

StatSoft,Inc StatSoft, Inc., founded in 1984, is one of the largest producers of enterprise and desktop software for Data Analysis, Data Mining, Quality Improvement, and Web-enabled Analytics. Its products are used worldwide at most major corporations, universities, and government agencies and are supported with training and consulting services by 30 offices on all continents. STATISTICA Enterprise™ is a highly scalable, web-enabled platform used by a variety of industries in mission-critical applications wherever predictive modeling helps increase productivity, control risk, reduce waste, protect the environment, and streamline operations. The StatSoft platform has enjoyed an unprecedented record of recognition from reviewers for more than two decades and has won all major independent surveys of users. These independent ratings show that, while easier to use and more cost-effective than its competitors, StatSoft's scalable analytics platform ensures success for its users through unmatched performance, uncompromising attention to detail, and overall quality.

Bronze Sponsors

AcxiomAcxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over 40 years of experience in data management to deliver high performance, highly secure, reliable information management services. The skills and dedication of our employees transformed Acxiom from a small data processing company into a market leader. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit

CACI CACI is a world-class technology-independent integrator of ERP and business system solutions for the federal government. With more than 2,000 systems and consulting professionals, we help agency leaders and program managers achieve their most sought-after objectives by providing lowrisk, architecturally robust, IT-enabled transformation and modernization services that yield high-value business outcomes. Our skilled professionals deliver consulting and technical services to improve efficiency and quality in financial management and decision-making. We also have a robust business analytics practice and offer solutions in the areas of fraud detection, predictive analytics, data mining, business intelligence, data warehousing, data management, data analysis, and IT management. CACI has successfully executed a portfolio of dozens of projects, staffed by data miners, statisticians, database modelers, and business intelligence application developers. Our predictive analytics solutions have been applied across the federal space, including the DoD, IRS, CMS, VA, CDC, US AID, USDA, and DOI.

FICOFICO (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include the FICO® Score – the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States – along with industry–leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, optimizing logistics and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. FICO's Falcon Fraud Manager has saved US credit and debit card issuers more than $10 billion. Most of the world's top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies, rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through Learn more at FICO: Make every decision count™.

GCE For more than a decade, GCE has been an established industry leader in the development of innovative technology solutions. The GCE Cloud offers a wide range of business services, including financial management, asset management, procurement, Big Data & analytics, and litigation support services.

The GCE Cloud is built upon a world-class technical infrastructure that ensures rapid scalability and reliability. GCE consistently delivers cutting-edge technology solutions to our customers – solutions that allow them to fully focus on their core missions and not be diverted by underlying, costly technology issues.

For more information, visit us at

IBM IBM Business Analytics software delivers complete, consistent and accurate information that decision-makers trust to improve business performance. A comprehensive portfolio of business intelligence, predictive analytics, financial performance and strategy management, and analytic applications provides clear, immediate and actionable insights into current performance and the ability to predict future outcomes. Combined with rich industry solutions, proven practices and professional services, organizations of every size can drive the highest productivity, confidently automate decisions and deliver better results.

As part of this portfolio, IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics software helps organizations predict future events and proactively act upon that insight to drive better business outcomes. Commercial, government and academic customers worldwide rely on IBM SPSS technology as a competitive advantage in attracting, retaining and growing customers, while reducing fraud and mitigating risk. By incorporating IBM SPSS software into their daily operations, organizations become predictive enterprises – able to direct and automate decisions to meet business goals and achieve measurable competitive advantage. For more information, visit

Oversight Systems Oversight Systems is a Continuous Analysis (CA) platform for Big Data that generates actionable insights and competitive advantage without requiring that managers become analytics experts. These packaged business analytics convert active data such as financial transactions into plain-language alerts that drive smarter, faster decisions across the organization. Major federal and state agencies, including the US Department of Defense, the US Department of Education and the US Bureau of the Census, rely on Oversight solutions to stop duplicate or improper payments, achieve full budget audit and Fund Balance with Treasury, and monitor vendor lists to minimize fraud. Oversight is an SAP Endorsed Business Solution and HANA co-innovation partner. Founded in 2003, Oversight Systems is privately held and headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

RTI RTI International is an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide. Our mission is to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our work spans the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis. RTI's capabilities in predictive analytics include big data capture and integration, predictive modeling and simulation, knowledge discovery, broad subject matter expertise, and interpretation and implementation of results. For more information on these capabilities, visit us at

Salford Systems Salford Systems is an award-winning analytics software development and consulting company with a proven record of technical and practical excellence. We offer a highly accurate, ultra-fast predictive analytics and data mining platform for developing models from databases of any size, complexity, or organization. Our technologies span classification, regression, missing value analysis, and clustering/segmentation. Core components of our Salford Predictive Modeler™ (SPM) platform include CART(r), MARS(r), TreeNet(r) and RandomForests(r). Our automation accelerates the process of model building by conducting substantial portions of the model exploration and refinement process for the analyst. While the analyst is always in full control, we optionally anticipate the analyst's next best steps and package a complete set of results from alternative modeling strategies for easy review. Applications span fraud detection, credit scoring, market research segmentation, direct marketing, drug discovery and risk management. Industries using Salford Systems products and services include banking, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing, and education.

Teradata Data warehousing isn't just about storage. And it's not just about doing something with your data. It's about doing more with your data. It's about creating actionable information for the best decision possible. For more than 30 years, Teradata has been empowering the world's leading organizations to make fact-based, data-driven confident decisions through integrated data and analytics. Teradata's 1400 customers include leaders across all industries that transform their data into actionable insights.

Only Teradata gives you the ability to integrate your data, optimize your business processes, and accelerate new insights like never before. The power unleashed from your data brings confidence to your organization and inspires leaders to think boldly and act decisively for the best decisions possible. Teradata enables federal and state agencies make better strategic and operational decisions through integrated data warehousing, big data analytics and analytics applications. Learn more at

Yarc Data YarcData delivers business-focused, real-time graph analytics that enterprises can use to achieve game-changing breakthroughs through the discovery of unknown relationships in Big Data. Purpose-built to solve Big Data graph problems, the uRiKA graph analytics appliance transforms Big Data into meaningful information in real time. uRiKA features 512 terabytes of global shared memory, massively multithreaded graph processors and highly scalable I/O, creating a real-time graph analytics warehouse with unmatched scalability that supports ad hoc queries, pattern-based searches, inferencing and deduction. Adopters include the Institute of Systems Biology, the Mayo Clinic, Noblis, Sandia National Labs, the Canadian government, as well as multiple U.S. government deployments. Started as a division of Cray Inc. and building on its decades of high performance computing experience, the YarcData business is in the process of transitioning to a subsidiary, YarcData Inc. a Cray company. YarcData is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. More information at

Association Partners

Data Community DCData Community DC, Inc., is a new organization dedicated to the support of the Data Science, Statistics, Analytics and related communities here in the Washington, DC area. DC2 runs the Data Science DC, R Users DC and Data Business DC Meetup groups, and plans other events and services soon.

Data Transparency CoalitionThe Data Transparency Coalition is the only trade association that advocates data reform for the U.S. government. The Coalition brings together companies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to support policies that require federal agencies to publish data online, using standardized, machine-readable, nonproprietary identifiers and markup languages.

INFORMS The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for those in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics. INFORMS serves the scientific and professional needs of Operations Researchers and Analytics Professionals including educators, scientists, students, managers, analysts, and consultants. The Institute serves as a focal point for professionals, permitting them to communicate with each other and reach out to colleagues and the varied clientèle of the profession's research and practice. Plan to attend INFORMS next Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research, April 7-9, 2013, San Antonio, Texas.

Media Partners

Federal News Radio Federal News Radio broadcasts in the Washington, D.C. metro area on 1500 AM and 820 AM in Frederick, Md. It is the only radio station of its kind and is a primary outlet for federal managers and contractors seeking news and information about the business of the federalgovernment.

FierceGovernmentIT FierceGovernment tracks the latest developments and advancements in the U.S. government. Federal decision makers and private-sector industry executives rely on our website and free email newsletter for news on government collaboration, open government, Government 2.0, transparency, and telework advances implemented by government agencies.

FierceGovernmentIT FierceGovernmentIT tracks the latest technological developments in the U.S. government. Federal employees and IT executives rely on our website and free email newsletter for news on cybersecurity, defense IT, network communication systems, open government and other IT advances implemented by government agencies.

FierceHomelandSecurity FierceHomelandSecurity tracks the most recent and relevant developments in U.S. cybersecurity, border protection, counterterrorism, surveillance, and more. Government leaders at the national, state, and local levels who are tasked with domestic national security visit our website and read our free email newsletter for critical insight and coverage of all aspects of homeland security. But FierceHomelandSecurity's news coverage is not limited to just the daily headlines-our editors also produce comprehensive special reports on the people, technologies, and processes that factor into the fulfillment of homeland security agencies' missions. Join thousands of your peers by signing up for FierceHomelandSecurity today!

Government Executive Media Group About Government Executive Media Group
A division of Atlantic Media Company, Government Executive Media Group is the #1 information platform serving influentials in government1, including members of the cross-functional leadership teams within each agency who make key business decisions. Through its trusted editorial platforms, federal market expertise, and unmatched content development and distribution capabilities, Government Executive is uniquely capable of helping companies create intelligent engagement with federal decision makers. Visit

Nextgov About Nextgov
Nextgov is the all-day information resource for federal technology decision makers. Our editorial mission is to lead the national discussion about how technology and innovation are transforming the way government agencies serve citizens and perform vital functions. Through news, analysis and insights from our award-winning journalists and a nationwide community of expert voices, Nextgov provides the first word on technology and government. Nextgov is produced by Government Executive Media Group, the most trusted information resource serving senior decision makers in government.

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