According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”
It’s ironic — the more data people put online about themselves, the more worried everyone is about privacy.
Margaret Weichert, the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, said the plan carries weight for every federal employee.
There are ways agencies can institutionalize change and take more advantage of data.
Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed his new book on performance management, “Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age,” which makes a case not only for using performance metrics but also a primer for government leaders.
Renee Wynn, NASA’s CIO since 2015, announced she is leaving federal service on March 31st.
More than three years into the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act, the U.S. Agency for International Development has managed to be meet all of its requirements.
This year’s National Defense Authorization Act moved DoD’s chief data officer from the CMO’s office to the CIO’s office. But Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy appears to be starting from scratch with a new hire.
Greg Garcia, the deputy CIO and chief data officer for the Army, and Eileen Vidrine, the Air Force’s CDO, are finding ways to increase the value of data that is leading to better decisions and cost savings.
Frank Dimina, vice president of Public Sector at Splunk, joined host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to explain why federal agencies should secure their data sets before applying machine learning and artificial intelligence.
When the JAIC was stood up in June 2018, it began its work on immediate issues like predictive maintenance of military vehicles and cybersecurity.
Jason Green, vice president Public Sector and Derek Weeks, vice president and DevOps Advocate at Sonatype join host John Gilroy on this weeks Federal Tech Talk to discuss open source software development and how their company can reduce cost and increase cybersecurity for federal agencies.
Jennie Main, the CMS chief operating officer, and Rajiv Uppal, the CMS CIO, in separate panels detailed how the agency is retraining employees and focusing more on collaboration and customer needs.
The Data Coalition said the new strategy was influenced by the Foundations for Evidence Based Policymaking Act, and will make federal data more accessible.