Open Data/Transparency

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Biden’s DEIA strategy seeks to better understand federal employees’ challenges

The administration will elevate the role of chief diversity officers to help lead agency DEIA implementation teams and conduct quarterly updates to track…

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State DepartmentMatthew Graviss, State Department

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

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Making diversity, equity and inclusion agile, accountable will help its adoption, agencies say

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Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

CDOs making progress, feeling confident in role, survey finds

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Twitter

Biden administration is chided for falling short on spending transparency

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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Privacy, technology groups urge Biden to revive surveillance oversight board

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Bryce Goodman/MediumBryce Goodman, chief strategist for artificial intelligence and machine learning at the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit

Using technology to detect and stop illegal fishing: DIU’s new prize competition

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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2020 AND THEREAFTER -  Ray Bellia holds up N95 personal protective masks, used by medical and law enforcement professionals, in the warehouse of his Body Armor Outlet store, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Salem, N.H. Bellia's store rapidly evolved into one of the nation's 20 largest suppliers of personal protective equipment to states this past spring, according to a nationwide analysis of state purchasing data by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Increased OTA use from COVID contract boom caused transparency issues, watchdog agency says

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Blockchain bill would spur adoption across agencies

As encrypted ledger technology continues to creep into the federal government, new legislation would prepare agencies for further adoption.

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Library of Congress

Library of Congress seeks public’s help in releasing WWII-era Law Library documents

For what it’s all about, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the the director of the Law Library editorial and publishing office, Luis Acosta, and…

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Roberta Fallon, Phillip Newsome

IRS could have IT workforce issues on the horizon

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration says a high number of IT workers at the IRS are eligible to retirement.

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