What Big Data Means to Public Safety, Part 2

The buzz word “big data” has been around in information technology for a while, but only recently has it been correlated with Public Safety. While big data is defined as data sets whose size or type are beyond the ability of traditional relational databases to capture, manage, process and analyze; it also incorporates components of artificial intelligence (AI), mobile data, social media and the Internet of Things (IoT), including data from sensors, devices, video/audio, networks, log files, transactional applications, web, and social media.