This week on Federal Tech Talk, Arash Rahnama, head of Applied AI Research at Modzy, joins host John Gilroy to talk about artificial intelligence, data security, data filtering, and federal IT.
The Open Government Data Act calls on agencies to make their data publicly available, and for OMB to track it. Some of it isn't happening says the Government Accountability Office.
The Defense Department finalized its first-ever data strategy focused on eight guiding principles and seven goals to bring some standardization and governance to how the services and agencies manage information.
The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee oversees a bailout about three times as large as what Congress spent on the 2008 recession, but also benefits from advances in data analytics tools that weren’t available to auditors more than a decade ago.
The House Modernization Committee has passed its final round of recommendations before its term expires at the end of this session of Congress. The committee has introduced 97 recommendations over the past 20 months.
Most federal chief data officers have experience with their organizations, but that doesn't always mean they know where they stand.
Writing effective comments on proposed federal regulations is an art form. Steptoe & Johnson law firm partner Matt Kulkin had some advice.
A month ago three departments — Energy, Health and Human Services, and Veterans Affairs — established what they call the COVID-19 Insights Partnership. It brings together a lot of health data
The Millennium Challenge Corporation invests U.S. foreign aid into developing nations, but not without a detailed paper trail of where the money’s going.
The CIO Council released a new guide developed by the Federal Technology Investment Management community of practice and the General Services Administration’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, called Meeting IT Priorities with Technology Business Management.
Suzette Kent, who recently left after more than two years as the federal CIO, said lawmakers need to reconsider how they fund technology modernization efforts so they are not just a one-year effort.
The 2014 DATA Act set a new standard for government transparency by raising the bar for how much spending data agencies have to make available via public websites. But releasing more information doesn't help much if the data is unreliable.
In today's Federal Newscast, National Archives and Records Administration employees have spent the pandemic making Black history records more accessible to the public.
The chief data officer role compares to CIOs' Y2K responsibilities, requiring significant relationship building across the enterprise when statutory authority may be lacking.