Today, more and more government agencies are adopting analytics to drive change and innovation to achieve results-based government. Business intelligence capabilities such as scorecards, dashboards and reporting, and predictive analytics are being used to measure program performance and deliver citizen services and meet the goals of government.
Energy efficiency improvements to public buildings can have a big impact on state and local government budgets and the environment. Making necessary upgrades can decrease public sector energy consumption, thereby driving down costs and ultimately having positive long-term impacts on the environment. For the public sector, the decision to make these improvements is often eased by state and local government policies that provide incentives to accelerate upgrades and renovations.