Amid a push to make government data more accessible, the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service is moving away from structured data silos in favor of an open “data lake” approach.
Roger Waldron examines GSA’s unique opportunity to leverage e-commerce to increase best value deliverables, foster economic growth and expand federal customers’ access to commercial solutions.
The OPEN Government Data Act requires agencies to appoint a chief data officer to help them develop a comprehensive data inventory the public can access.
The new law requires agencies to appoint a chief evaluation officer, whose job will involve asking key questions about the effectiveness of agency programs, and finding ways to measure their effectiveness.
The Data Act implementation is a work in progress for federal agencies, which have until 2022 to make spending data automatically available to anyone who wants to see it.
The more accessible and standardized the data, the faster and better research can take place. That’s in part the idea behind a National Institutes of Health information technology initiative known as STRIDES.
Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said all of the work around IT modernization in 2018 set the foundation for bigger accomplishments in 2019.
Melanie Corcoran-Freelander, chief technology officer at Ursa Space Systems, said her secret for success hits very close to home: Strong support system.
Paul Saladna and Shamlan Siddiqi, with NTT DATA Federal Services, Inc., join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss agile software development, integration, IT modernization, and the value of open source software. December 3, 2018
One year from Monday is the date by which agencies must manage all their permanent records electronically and send them to the National Archives and Records Administration in an electronic format.
Tyler Morris, the director of product management for Iron Mountain Government Solutions, explains how agencies improve records management and office space management at the same time.
Tracy Toulou joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about a partnership program between the Justice and Interior departments giving Native American tribes more access to crime data.
Agencies receive more Freedom of Information Act requests now than ever before. But their workforces haven’t kept up with the growing demand.
Until recently, the Defense Logistics Agency spent a good deal of time and money printing and mailing hard copies of its unclassified maps in order to be archived.