Event and new IDSS projects will provide insights into some of society's most pressing data challenges.
Financial-modeling software for sustainable-infrastructure projects could boost investment in sector.
Big-data analysis could give city planners timelier, more accurate alternatives to commuter surveys.
Now three years old, the Julia programming language is helping to solve problems in areas such as economic modeling, spaceflight, and bioinformatics.
Crowdsourcing clinical data from some 40,000 patients could vastly improve research and critical-care decisions.
Report calls for more integration of physical, life sciences for needed advances in biomedical research.