Qlarion Solutions for the Public Sector

Cross-Agency Data Sharing (CADS) for Tableau

Tableau’s powerful visualization platform can enable data driven decision making for organizations of all sizes. But to create a truly transformational analytics program, agencies need a comprehensive interagency data sharing program. As the preeminent data analytics company serving government agencies at all levels, Qlarion has developed a secure, scalable data sharing solution for Tableau that integrates all pertinent data from all relevant agencies, local entities, and available external sources.

Qlarion’s Cross Agency Data Sharing (CADS) for Tableau solution is a powerful empowers our customers to stand up enterprise-wide data analytics initiatives.

Key Deliverables

  • A tailored Data Trust Agreement to establish the groundwork for data sharing
  • Data governance policies to ensure the protection of PII and other sensitive data
  • Custom self-service Tableau analytical applications
  • An advanced predictive model based on customer priorities


CADS in Action

Qlarion partnered with our customer the Commonwealth of Virginia to launch a groundbreaking workforce data platform. The statewide initiative aggregates valuable employment data from 10 different state agencies, as well as dozens of career centers and training institutions.

Qlarion developed intuitive self-service dashboards that give state leaders and policy makers have access to mission-critical insights about the Commonwealth’s workforce. We also created a public-facing dashboard, the Virginia Career Works Referral Portal, a secure platform that aggregates unemployment payment and claims data, Census information, and labor market trends from across the Commonwealth. The portal  connects constituents with programs to advance their career paths and achieve financial independence through training, certification, education and employment services.

CADS in the Press

  • Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Analytics Framework

    Qlarion’s Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Analytics Framework is a secure data-sharing platform that helps communities respond to public health emergencies, including substance use disorder and COVID-19.

    Our SDOH Framework combines previously siloed data from across a variety agencies, secretariats, and local organizations – including healthcare and social services, public safety and corrections, and community coalitions.

    Using our data sharing and analytics framework, our customers can quickly identify

    • Hospitals that are in need of supplies and pharmaceuticals
    • Hospitals and regions that have surge capacity (i.e. available hospital beds and ventilators or the ability to quickly stand up an overflow hospital)
    • Locations with the largest occurrences of COVID-19 cases

    Case Study: Qlarion leveraged our SDOH Framework to create Virginia’s premier cross-agency data-sharing initiatives, the Framework for Addiction Analysis and Community Transformation (FAACT), is a secure data-sharing platform that helps communities in the Commonwealth combat Virginia’s opioid addiction crisis. The platform empowers Virginia to help people in need today, while stopping the addiction before it begins.


  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

    Qlarion’s services help government organizations make smarter, faster decisions. We create solutions that unleash the power of the data you already have. Our clients rely on our services for

    • Data Sharing - We develop secure, cloud-based, scalable data sharing platforms that include all pertinent data from all relevant agencies, local entities, and available external sources, including the development of data governance policies to ensure the protection of PII and other sensitive data.
    • Data Visualization - Through drag-and-drop dashboards and easy-to-use web apps, Qlarion allows our customers to manipulate and explore their data, discover patterns and connections, and uncover answers to questions they didn’t even know they had.
    • Business Intelligence - Qlarion helps our customers understand the answers to key business questions by designing, developing, and implementing a successful business intelligence solution. Our business intelligence services span all phases of your business implementation, from planning, to reporting and deployment, to training on your system.
    • Predictive Analytics - Qlarion leverages its proprietary IMAGINE methodology to help government agencies simplify the process of developing and distributing Predictive Analytics information throughout your organizations. As a result, business leaders can maximize its full value across a broad spectrum of data-driven decision-making and forecasting-related needs.

    At the state and local level customers come to Qlarion for solutions in the following areas:

    • Public Administration and Finance - Prevent fraud, abuse, and waste and leverage workforce analytics for human capital management
    • Healthcare – Measure and prevent substance abuse disorder, respond to public health crises (e.g. COVID-19), improve quality of care, increase access to care, and reduce healthcare costs
    • Public Safety - Identify problem neighborhoods, optimize police resources, and improve threat prediction
    • K-12 Education - Improve financial performance of K-12 schools and proactively identify at-risk students
    • Transportation - Track real-time impacts of traffic and construction and improve emergency response
  • Managed Analytics

    Qlarion’s Managed Analytics solution is a managed services package for clients who need ongoing support from experts who are familiar with their deployed BI systems. Just like an auto insurance plan, this package is a low-cost program that protects your BI investment and reduces risk. By relying on qualified experts for maintenance, advanced enhancements, and upgrades, our customers avoid costly repairs and can save upwards of 50% in support costs.

    Managed Analytics takes care of troubleshooting of complex issues, problem resolution, critical development tasks, system upgrades and high-risk schema changes. General areas of support include:

    • Daily Operations
    • Planning Support
    • ETL Operations
    • Analytics and Report Development
    • Platform Administration
    • Training