Mark Barwald

Copywriter at Ogilvy

Charleston’s police department is partnering with software giant IBM on a pilot project to better identify trends in armed robberies. By plugging in a variety of data, including variables such as the season, time of day and even the weather, officials hope to speed up results and uncover weak spots through what the industry calls “predictive analytics.”

Charleston Police Department using more computer trending to see crime patterns | The Post and Courier (via smarterplanet)

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