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.
A week out from the official start of the 2020 census, the bureau has ramped up its recruiting efforts for temporary, on-the-ground work that begins this spring.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
Dave McOmber, executive vice president Public Sector Federal Sales at QTS Data Centers and Jeff Groh, vice chairman Occupier Services JLL, join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss what federal IT professionals should consider when choosing a data center.
Rebecca Weirick, the executive director of the Services Acquisition Office of in the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, said category management helped the service save almost 10% on contracts that was put toward readiness and modernization in 2019.
Kraig Conrad, the CEO of the National Contract Management Association, said acquisition and contracting officers must take advantage of automation to be more agile and faster.
When it comes to data, it’s easy for federal managers to get caught up in the hype and put the cart before the horse.