Defense Health Agency Data Lead Announces Interagency Predictive Analytics Project

“Amid discussions of data governance at an IBM Think Gov panel yesterday, Department of Homeland Security Data Manager Col. John Scott explained an interagency predictive analytics program in development between the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veteran Affairs (VA).”

“The program, which Scott said is called the Interagency Collaborative for the Advancement of Predictive Analytics (ICAPA), aims to combine and aggregate data from DoD and the VA to preemptively pinpoint and intervene with service members at risk for suicidal thoughts or poor mental health conditions.” Read the full article here. 

Source: DHS Security Manager Announces Interagency Predictive Analytics Project – March 15, 2019. MeriTalk.

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