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Booz Allen HamiltonBooz Allen Hamilton brings its pioneering work in advanced analytics—and the industry-leading expertise of its nearly 600-member data science team—to transform our clients’ data into actions that keep them competitive in today’s data-driven economy. Booz Allen’s National Data Science Bowl, along with our Field Guide to Data Science, are part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to supporting data science education and awareness. Booz Allen Hamilton celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014 and continues to be a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government and to major corporations.

Gold Sponsor

Elder ResearchElder Research is a recognized industry leader in the science, practice, and technology of advanced analytics with vast experience in data transformation and model construction. Founded in 1995 by Dr. John Elder, Elder Research has helped government agencies and Fortune Global 500® companies solve real-world problems in diverse industry segments.

Our goal is to transform data, domain knowledge, and algorithmic innovations into world-class analytic solutions. When we combine the business domain expertise of our clients with our deep understanding of advanced analytics, we create a team that can extract actionable value from the data.

Bronze Sponsors

Data BlueprintData Blueprint is a Data Management consulting firm that enables organizations to leverage data for operational efficiency and competitive advantage. The company conducts engagements with a wide array of commercial, non-profit and government organizations to improve internal capabilities & processes, design and implement data platforms, and optimize data handling. The company’s unique approach begins with business goals or objectives, identifies the data required to achieve those goals, then designs and applies a comprehensive data solution utilizing its core competencies in both foundational and technical data management practices. Learn more at

EsriEsri's geographic Information system (GIS) technology has given clients the power to think and plan geographically for over 40 years. Used today in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide, GIS helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. GIS helps you understand and question data in ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. So whether you are transporting ethanol or studying landslides, you can use GIS to solve problems and make better decisions, because a GIS enables you to look at your valuable data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

Esri supports the implementation of GIS technology on the desktop, servers, online services, and mobile devices.

IBMIBM's next-generation business analytic solutions help organizations of all sizes make sense of information in the context of their mission. IBM's Business Analytics software is used across a variety of applications including Cyber Security, Insider Threat, Predictive Maintenance and Quality, Fraud Waste and Abuse, and Human Capital Management. Combined with rich industry solutions, proven practices and professional services, organizations can drive the highest productivity, confidently automate decisions and deliver better results.

IBM provides advanced analytical support across the entire analytical continuum by delivering the Cognos and SPSS software technology. IBM also provides smart analytics by utilizing big data and the cloud to deliver the latest in data driven discovery solutions. These solutions enable organizations to put analytics into the hands of more users which makes it easier for them to interact with the data and understand it to do their work, collaborate with others, and make better decisions.

IBMInfogroup ( serves government agencies with database information on virtually every U.S. business and every U.S. household.

The Infogroup business database (24 million U.S. business locations and employers) is a complete business database. Database elements include: Company name, executive name(s), gender, titles, employee size, sales volume, NAICS Code(s), business descriptions, corporate linkage, and GIS coordinates.

The Infogroup household database (125 million U.S. households; 254 million U.S. residents) is compiled from telephone directories, auto registrations, new births, Census data, and real estate transactions. It is a current database of U.S. residences. Data elements include age, income, ethnicity, home value, dwelling type, and GIS coordinates.

JMPJMP® statistical discovery software from SAS is the tool of choice for scientists, engineers and other data explorers worldwide. JMP links dynamic data visualization with powerful statistics, in memory and on the desktop. Interactive and visual, JMP reveals insights that raw tables of numbers or static graphs tend to hide. JMP simplifies data access, cleanup and processing, and makes it easy to share results. It includes comprehensive capabilities for:

  • Statistical analysis.
  • Design of experiments.
  • Multivariate analysis.
  • Quality and reliability analysis.
  • Scripting, graphing and charting, and more.

PredPol Using only three pieces of data to make predictions – type, place, and time of crime -- PredPol's predictive policing technology enables law enforcement agencies to better prevent crime in their communities. PredPol generates predictions on the places and times that crimes are most likely to occur during any patrol shift.

PredPol's technology has been helping law enforcement agencies to dramatically reduce crime in jurisdictions of all types and sizes, across the U.S. and overseas. Large cities including Atlanta and Los Angeles have reduced specific crimes in targeted areas at rates ranging from nearly 20% to over 40%. Smaller jurisdictions, such as Norcross, Georgia, have seen nearly a 30% reduction in burglaries and robberies; in Alhambra, California, car burglaries have dropped 20% since the software technology was deployed.

PredPol's algorithms predict many types of crime, including property crimes, drug incidents, gang activity, and gun violence.

Salient Federal SolutionsSalient Federal Solutions is an agile company and a new breed of industry partner to help federal government agencies address the risks and opportunities of an abruptly changing world. The experts in Salient's Data Analytics Center of Excellence developed and guide delivery of our distinctive approach to advanced analytics, Proof-to-Impact™ Analytics. We help our clients harness the power of data to increase operational efficiencies, improve services to citizens, and predict and limit the impact of threats, such as fraud and cybersecurity attacks. Furthermore, we offer a no-cost mission-focused proof of concept to prospective clients in our cloud-based, big data analytics studio to demonstrate empirical evidence that our innovative approach delivers high business value and ROI.

Statgraphics Developed on the campus of Princeton University and marketed as the first statistical software package for the personal computer, Statgraphics has been setting the standard in predictive analytics software for nearly 40 years. From cutting edge data analysis and visualization to algorithmic evidence based projections, Statpoint Technologies is constantly working with our customers and industry leaders to not only deliver the best possible products, but to ensure that our software is always one step ahead of the competition.

The Statgraphics suite of products has been providing industry leading predictive analytics to facilitate research and businesses improvement for Fortune 100 companies, government, and educational institutions the world over. Today our advanced suite of products includes our Lean Six Sigma ad-in, Sigma Express, as well as our newest, cloud based analytics program, Stratus. No matter where you are, Stratus offers the power of Centurion XVII in the palm of your hand.

TeradataTeradata helps government agencies get more value from data than any other company. Our big data analytic solutions, integrated marketing applications, and team of experts can help your organization achieve actionable insights with data. Teradata helps organizations leverage all of their data so they can know more about their citizens and agency outcomes and do more of what's really important. With more than 10,000 professionals in 43 countries, Teradata serves top companies across government, consumer goods, financial services, healthcare, automotive, communications, travel, hospitality, and more. A future-focused company, Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts for technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value. Visit

TransUnionTransUnion Government Information Solutions help federal, state and local agencies make smarter decisions. TransUnion goes beyond credit data to offer the insights that government professionals need to make informed decisions and ensure citizen safety, manage compliance and boost services for the constituents they serve. Whether your agency provides benefit services, protects public safety or collects tax revenue, TransUnion can provide the information you need to operate more confidently, securely and efficiently while controlling costs.

TransUnion understands the unique challenges and requirements government agencies face each and every day. Our combination of data, technology and people understand the information at hand, providing you with new and relevant insights-when you need them-to help make informed decisions across your organization. To learn more about how our Government Information Solutions can help your agency operate more efficiently, cost-effectively and securely, visit or contact us at [email protected] to speak with a team member.

Wynyard GroupWynyard Group is a market leader in serious crime fighting software used by customers in government security, justice, law enforcement, financial services and critical national infrastructure.

Its powerful advanced crime analytics and investigations case management products help customers prevent and solve serious financial crime, organized and trans-national crime and new generation threats from extremism and advanced cyber crime. Wynyard solutions bring together next generation big data capability with specialist investigations and intelligence tradecraft on one powerful software platform.

Partnering with major global systems integrators and some of the world's top 10 software companies, Wynyard has operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.

Association Partners

Certified Analytics Professional (CAP™)Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) is the premier global professional certification for analytics practitioners. Those who meet CAP's high standards and pass the rigorous exam distinguish themselves and create greater opportunities to enrich their careers. For organizations seeking to enhance their ability to transform data into actionable insights that create greater value, CAP® provides a trusted means to identify, recruit and retain top analytics talent. Exams are now conveniently available throughout the world at hundreds of computer-based testing centers.

INFORMSINFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) is the largest professional society in the world for analytics, operations research (O.R.), and the management sciences. INFORMS serves the scientific and professional needs of Analytics Professionals and Operations Researchers. Plan to apply for the industry's first Certified Analytics Professional exam at and put CAP™ after your name.

Media Partners

Data Community DCData Community DC is a collection of Meetup groups connecting and promoting the work of data professionals in the DC area. Please check our website for events and job opportunities.

Data Science CentralData Science Central (DSC) is the online resource for Big Data Practitioners / Data Scientists. Featuring news, commentary, and social networking, DSC covers analytics, visualization, integration, BI, tools and trends, and also provides an outlet for career opportunities including talent sourcing.

FierceGovernmentITFierceGovernmentIT 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. Our news coverage is not limited to the daily headlines - our editors produce comprehensive features on leading trends and innovators. As part of our community, get insights on cutting-edge technologies through our exclusive webinars and robust whitepaper library. Join thousands of your peers by signing up for to FierceGovernmentIT today!

GovLoopGovLoop's mission is simple: connect government to improve government. We aim to inspire public sector professionals to better service by acting as the knowledge network for government.

GovLoop serves a community of more than 200,000 federal, state and local government leaders by helping them foster collaboration, learn from each other, solve problems and advance their careers.

To access GovLoop's FREE training and resources, sign up here:

KDNuggetsKDnuggets, Data Mining Community's Top Resource for Data Mining and Analytics News, Software, Jobs, Consulting, and more.

Predictive Analytics TodayThe Predictive Analytics Times has become the destination for the constantly evolving Predictive Analytics community.

This site is the predictive analytics professionals' premier resource, delivering timely, relevant industry-leading content: articles, videos, events, white papers, and community. The only full-scale content portal devoted exclusively to predictive analytics and its commercial deployment, the Predictive Analytics Times has become a standard must-read.

Predictive Analytics TodayPredictive Analytics Today provides commentary, analysis, software review on Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Business Intelligence and Bigdata. Predictive Analytics Today helps IT decision makers, and Data Analysts to identify technologies, software and strategies to empower business, streamline and optimize the business processes.

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