A new IBM Center for The Business of Government report says CIOs lack understanding for innovation metrics, which could grow their operations if used.
While its known as a marketplace for contraband and subculture activity, network defenders have found that movement in the dark web can help predict potential hacks and breaches.
The rescue effort for the Labor Department's financial management system is complete. But that effort drew a lot of attention to who owns data when the government works with a vendor. Ed Hugler is deputy assistant secretary for operations at the Labor Department and a finalist for a Service to America medal in the management excellence category. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that he had to fix a big problem.
Jim Benson, chief visionary officer of CorasCloud, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how his company can help your agency do more with less at reduced costs and levels of complexity. August 11, 2015
In this week's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work tells the deputy chief management officer to come up with an implementation strategy for a “rationalized” Pentagon organizational chart.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald says he's baffled by the way the federal government tends to separately brand each one of its IT offerings, especially its public-facing ones.
A court case in Europe could have a big impact on how your agency manages, preserves and pays for its data. Karen Evans is the national director of the US Cyber Challenge and former e-Government administrator at the Office of Management and Budget. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose why your agency's CIO should pay attention to the European Commission's suit against Google's Android operating system.
Kshemendra Paul, the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, said a recently completed effort lets federal, state and local public safety entities search multiple records to ensure they aren’t stepping on somebody’s toes. The concept of event deconfliction across previously disparate databases became a reality because of trust in the ISE-sponsored frameworks.
John Williams and Christian Heiter with Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation join host John Gilroy to discuss how their company can help with with your data storage and data management needs. August 4, 2015
The White House wants agencies to use data to make budget decisions and more data is available than ever to determine what works and what doesn't. But data may not be the only measure of program success. Paul Eder is a lead consultant at the Center for Organizational Excellence. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that expectations may play a part in the success of your work.
The executive branch has gotten the DATA Act off to a good start by meeting its first deadline, Obama administration officials, auditors and lawmakers agree. But persistent problems with the data itself threaten to undermine the financial transparency at the heart of the law.
The year-old DATA Act is forcing agencies to standardize their financial data. And, even without a law, Congress and regulatory agencies slowly are doing the same with legislation and regulations.
Evan Lesser, founder and director of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss how federal workers with security clearances have been impacted by the OPM cyber breach. He will also talk about the state of the clearance job market. July 24, 2015
Four powerful lawmakers want to know whether the Treasury Department will incorporate the Recovery Operations Center's successful big-data tools into its DATA Act initiatives.