Big Data

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington.  A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Data management emerges as a top performance challenge for Health and Human Services

HHS’ inspector general found the department faces significant challenges when it comes to data, managing it and using it. With details, the senior counselor…

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

DoD’s campaign to drive digital transformation

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Government contractors and the COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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CDO Council gets tips on how to recruit talent, share data across agencies

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State Dept. CDO makes diversity top management priority under data strategy

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Cloud computing technology and internet of Things concept, Big data and connection technology

Advisory panel outlines how agencies can meet ‘open data by default’ goal

The Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building urges the Biden administration to stand up a National Secure Data Service that would give trusted…

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Rapid software development in the federal government

Janek Claus, director of Application Development at Sev1Tech, offered some remedies for this significant issue to host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal…

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A robot takes Covid-19 RNA out of test assay plates delivered by Coronavirus testing centres to the Wellcome Sanger Institute that is operated by Genome Research in Cambridge, Thursday, March 4, 2021. Cambridge University microbiologist Sharon Peacock understood that genomic sequencing would be crucial in tracking the coronavirus, controlling outbreaks and developing vaccines, so she began working with colleagues around the country to put together a plan when there were just 84 confirmed cases in the country. The initiative helped make Britain a world leader in rapidly analyzing the genetic material from large numbers of COVID-19 infections, generating more than 40% of the genomic sequences identified to date.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Federal data scientists try to find essential truths in a big and messy sea of data

One authoritative database reports that 4% of all scientific research published last year had to do with COVID. And that produced lots and lots of data. Now the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is trying to find meaning in it.

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