Proxy voting with or without quorum, video hearings, limiting member travel and maintaining social distancing at the Capitol have required lawmakers to reconsider the long-term viability of some well-established practices.
Forensic algorithms have become a routine tool for federal law enforcement agencies. The Government Accountability Office finds the algorithms are used to tie crime scene evidence to individuals with fingerprints or DNA on record.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is applying artificial intelligence to help improve medical care. The Agriculture Department is giving its eight mission areas 360-degree views of metrics to answer mission-focused questions.
FEMA’s goal of strengthening its financial transparency stems from the agency’s 2018-2022 strategic plan, which seeks to improve grants management and improve data analytics.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the world’s favorite web site right now is about to get a fresh chunk of federal grant money.
While a governmentwide IG council promises regular updates to the website, government transparency advocates say the platform, in its current state, gives them few options to parse the data for greater accountability.
It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.
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The Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation sees itself as a catalyst among agencies, one that is “thinking about the future.”
According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”
Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed his new book on performance management, “Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age,” which makes a case not only for using performance metrics but also a primer for government leaders.
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.
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.
The Data Coalition said the new strategy was influenced by the Foundations for Evidence Based Policymaking Act, and will make federal data more accessible.