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Juneau Uses BI To Track Bear Intrusions

Police in the Alaskan capital turn to Crystal Reports to get a handle on a hairy problem: local bears' regular forays into human-occupied territory.
There are about 80 computers in use at the JPD, but when users log on, they undergo authentication, and their assigned security level stays with them when they enter Childers' portal. Security, in other words, has a single point of administration.

Thanks to that feature, narcotics detectives, for instance, can read all the details of the unresolved cases they are working on -- but no one else can. Administrators can see only summaries. The official briefing the patrol officers at the start of a shift can access extensive data concerning the incidents of the previous shift.

And they can, of course, see what the bears are up to.

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