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Below is a transcript of the SAP Public Sector tweet chat on big data which occurred on September 19, 2012 at Noon EST. Two SAP employees served as panelists and SAP followers were encouraged to tune in using the hashtag #SAPPSChat to follow along and retweet. The tweet chat lasted a little over a half hour.

Moderator:


@SAPPublicSector

SAP Public Sector

Provides Mobile, BI, Cloud, In-Memory and Enterprise solutions for state, local, federal gov’t and DOD and security orgs. www.sap.com/industries/publicsector

Expert Panelists:

@DanteRicci1

Dante Ricci

Dante Ricci is currently Director SAP Federal Innovation. Helping the government do more with less, remove complexity and achieve their objectives

@dvneqlbrm

Ramani Vaidyanathan

Ramani Vaidyanathan is the Senior Director of SAP Public Services

TWEET CHAT TRANSCRIPT

@SAPPublicSector:
Welcome to #SAPPSChat! Today, we’re talking #BigData in #govt w/ @DanteRicci1 and @dvneqlbrm

@SAPPublicSector:
@DanteRicci1 and @dvneqlbrm are @SAP experts on #BigData #SAPPSChat

@SAPPublicSector:
Don’t forget to tag responses w/ #SAPPSChat! Your responses should be marked w/ A1 for Q1, A2 for Q2 & so on.

@SAPPublicSector:
Let’s get started! #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 1

@SAPPublicSector:
Q1: How is the digitization of everything from medical records to grocery bills affecting data? #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A1 This means much more data going through our networks and being analyzed. #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
The sheer volume growth in data necessitates the adoption of #bigdata technologies. #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A1: #Bigdata exposes formerly unnoticed patterns & allows for sharper knowledge about businesses & the info’s safety. #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A1 Too much data can result in key bits being missed or overlooked – the concern for data safety and privacy is huge. #SAPPSChat

@Christy_Rowley:
RT @DanteRicci1: The sheer volume growth in data necessitates the adoption of #bigdata technologies. #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 2

@SAPPublicSector:
Q2: How can #BigData analytics help gov’t and other orgs run more efficiently? #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A2: #BigData management can help eliminate fraud, waste & abuse in spending #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A2 #BigData analytics can help companies and orgs find where they could run more efficiently #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A2 By processing #BigData faster, organizations can speed up response times #SAPPSChat

@SAPPublicSector:
For those of you just tuning in, we’re hosting a #BigData tweet chat w/ 2 of our @SAP experts! Use hashtag #SAPPSChat to follow & RT!

QUESTION 3

@SAPPublicSector:

Q3: How has #BigData analytics helped organizations in the past? #SAPPSChat

@Christy_Rowley:
RT @dvneqlbrm: A2 #BigData analytics can help companies and orgs find where they could run more efficiently #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A3 The City of Houston has use SAP software to integrate its procurement, financial, HR & payroll functions! #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A3 – An international #NGO is also using @SAP to enable timely, accurate reporting w/ greater #transparency. #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A3 – A major city is improving traffic flow through a combination of #GPS signals/construction & accident info #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A3 Washington State is using SAP to track $80M in grant projects #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 4

@SAPPublicSector:
Q4: What are some #BigData solutions to eliminating fraud, waste & abuse in #govt spending? #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A4 User-friendly software is available to indentify and prevent improper govt payments BEFORE they happen #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A4 It takes trillions of data comparisons & thousands of hours of staff time to identify fraud. SAP HANA speeds that up #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A4 – @SAP #HANA makes those searches & comparison processes manageable #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A4 – @SAP’s #bigdata tech also reduces burden on #IT staff & can substantially reduce improper payments #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A4 – @SAP worked w/ @RecoveryDotGov to create a new system to compare millions of records to spot improper payments b4 they occur #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 5

@SAPPublicSector:

Q5: Medicaid is seen as one of the biggest areas of risk for fraud in the #govt. Why? #SAPPSChat

@Kmcneel:

RT @SAPPublicSector: Q5: Medicaid is seen as one of the biggest areas of risk for fraud in the #govt. Why? #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A5 – About $60 billion is lost annually from government health programs due to fraud #SAPPSChat

@ElysePetroni:
RT @SAPPublicSector: For those of you just tuning in, we’re hosting a #BigData tweet chat w/ 2 of our @SAP experts! Use hashtag #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A5 Many automated payment systems will auto-correct wrong info like addresses-giving criminals a chance to resubmit w/o an audit #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A5 A pastor & his wife claimed $14.2 million from #Medicare. A Dr. skimmed $122 million from payments #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A5 So thousands of payments are processed as long as they meet the rules – but the rules aren’t looking for fraud #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A5 Healthcare programs are vulnerable to this because of the payment mechanisms #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 6

@SAPPublicSector:

Q6: #BigData can also play an important role in safety & security agencies. How? #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A6 – Information is power – it is an effective weapon against terrorism, crime, cyberthreats & fraud. #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A6 #BigData tech helps security agencies anticipate threats better & improves decision making & response times! #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A6 Intelligence experts & agencies can collaborate more effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners. #SAPPSChat

@SAPPublicSector:
Thanks @DanteRicci1 and @dvneqlbrm for all your answers! About to move onto our last question #SAPPSChat

QUESTION 7

@SAPPublicSector:

Q7: What are some other real-world benefits of @SAP solutions? #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A7 Better big #data analysis w @SAP software will contribute to POTUS’ goal of reducing improper payments by $50 billion #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A7 – @SAP solutions provide tools for interactive reports, dashboards, social collaboration, & data exploration #SAPPSChat

@dvneqlbrm:
A7 For every 1% reduction in improper payments, the fed #govt could save $5 billion over 4 years! #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A7 – This enables instant access to relevant information on any device, anytime, anywhere. #SAPPSChat

@DanteRicci1:
A7 @SAP worked w/ a leading medical research center to reduce time needed toanalyze DNA in cancer tumors from 3 days to 2 mins #SAPPSChat

@SAPPublicSector:
Thank you @DanteRicci1 and @dvneqlbrm for joining us today for our #SAPPSChat on #BigData!

@dvneqlbrm:
Thank you! RT @SAPPublicSector: Thank you @DanteRicci1 and @dvneqlbrm for joining us today for our #SAPPSChat on #BigData!

@DanteRicci1:
My pleasure! Enjoyed it! RT @SAPPublicSector: Thank you @DanteRicci1 & @dvneqlbrm for joining us today for our #SAPPSChat on #BigData!

@SAPPublicSector:
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this #SAPPSChat! @DataLovers @kmcneel @christy_rowley! Watch for coming info on our next chat!

@DataLovers:
RT @SAPPublicSector: Thank you to everyone who joined us for this #SAPPSChat! @DataLovers @kmcneel @christy_rowley! Watch for coming inf …

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