Amy Hauck (co-presenter)
Deputy Administrator of the Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division, Texas Department of Public Safety
Amy Hauck currently serves as the Deputy Administrator of the Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division, Texas Department of Public Safety, where she is responsible for a broad portfolio including appropriate technology acquisition, and analytical training, standards, and professional development. Specifically, this effort includes executing the TxDPS Intelligence Analyst Professional Development Program, which was designed and built to provide a common, multi-tiered, training experience for all law enforcement analysts in the State of Texas. Additionally, Ms. Hauck is the Assistant Commander of the Texas Joint Crime Information Center, TxDPS, which is the state-level fusion center for Texas. The TxJCIC is a 24/7 unit that works with federal, state, regional, and local law enforcement and serves as the state repository for homeland security information and incident reporting. It provides real-time intelligence support to law enforcement and public safety authorities, and consolidates information and data on suspicious activities and threats from all jurisdictions and disciplines as well as the public. From 2002-2008, Ms. Hauck served as an Intelligence Analyst with the United States Navy. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Intelligence Studies and a Masters of Public Administration.
Savita Raghunathan (co-presenter)
Principal with Deloitte Consulting
Savita Raghunathan is a Principal with Deloitte Consulting serving multiple Texas state government agencies such as the Health and Human Services Commission, Department of Public Safety and Department of Information Resources for over a decade. She leads large scale technology transformation projects while driving innovation with state government agencies. She focuses on providing modern cloud-based technology solutions to solve complex business needs.
Track: Analytics in the Public Sector
Tuesday, April 16, 4:40–5:30pm
Adopt Mission Focused Analytics to Drive Rapid and Comprehensive Data Discovery
Most commercial and government organizations have massive collections of useful data spanning decades. However, with that quantity comes the inability to quickly analyze patterns and discern insights. Performing a holistic assessment may require checking and resolving entities across siloed systems, which can take days. In today’s technology driven era, there are strong solutions in the market that understand the advances in big data to help uncover hidden or complex relationships to visualize and make connections within seconds.
In addition to reviewing the principles and use cases for rapid data discovery, this session also deep dives into a successful case study – the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism (ICT) Division. ICT tackled these challenges head on by developing a state-of-the-art modern analytical data mart. The solution provides ICT Analysts a data platform with sophisticated data visualization capabilities that enables them to obtain results from a number of large data sets in a user-friendly, proficient, accurate, and expedient manner on a continuous (24/7) basis.