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3 Ways Big Data Analytics Can Improve Safety in Cities

Posted by Charlie Baker on Nov 13, 2016 5:33:57 PM

Fact Or Fiction?

You might remember a movie from the early 2000s called Minority Report. The film, which starred Tom Cruise, was set in a futuristic society where telepaths could predict crime before they occurred, leading to the arrest of criminals for something they had not done yet. The movie, though well-made and quite thrilling, is of course a dramatic work of fiction. Nevertheless, the idea of trying to prevent crime instead of just responding to it is one which certainly has appeal. One method some major cities are using to help deter and respond to crime is Big Data Analytics. We have spoken about Big Data before, as well as given examples of how some organizations and companies have used it to improve their brand. Here’s now a more in-depth look!

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Topics: big data, Public Safety

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