Former White House controller Dave Mader provides highlights of detailed advice for agencies on coping with the requirements of two new transparency laws.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is looking to make it easier for agencies to submit their annual Freedom of Information Act reports required by law.
Joe Klimavicz, the Justice Department CIO and chief data officer, said by holding both roles he can take advantage of the different authorities to make significant progress much faster in aggregate across the department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is promising more open communication from the Pentagon.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is not happy about.
In today’s Federal Newscast, news that the USDA will not be paying as much to employees who chose not to move to Kansas City next month has sparked Congressional outrage.
When it comes to sheer volume, there are few federal agencies that come anywhere close to the number of Freedom of Information Act requests US Citizenship and Immigration Services receives.
Last week, the Senate passed the Federal Agency Customer Experience Act, which would make it easier for agencies to gather voluntary customer feedback.
InnovateOhio calls for more effective data sharing among agencies, an easy-to-use website, a sophisticated identity and access management system and completion of data center consolidation initiative by early next year.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.
It’s been a significant year already for the rise of federal chief data officers and the government’s push toward better data governance.
The Justice Department’s prediction that fiscal 2018 would be a record year for Freedom of Information Act requests came true.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said in an exclusive interview that new federal data strategy helps build a mature, healthy and secure data sharing foundation.
As public interest in government documents rises, DOJ’s Office of Information Policy is looking at artificial intelligence to help reduce additional burdens on FOIA staffs governmentwide.