The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy believes fiscal 2018 will mark yet another record year for the volume of new Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the public.
Otto Berkes, the chief technology officer for CA Technologies, said to modernize its technology and deliver that digital transformation, agencies need speed to delivery.
An API platform offers a single access point to a variety of services, without the hassle of multiple logins.
When federal agencies talk about IT modernization, sometimes they’re trying to find ways to upgrade hardware. But that issue is lessening the more agencies host their applications in the cloud. The more enduring modernization issue is legacy applications and the code from which they’re built.
Civilian agencies are having to balance progress and setbacks as they work to implement the DATA Act by its May rollout. But financial officials admit the deadline is really a starting point for standardized financial reporting.
Just like weather or traffic apps make it easy to share massive amounts of information with users, the National Cancer Institute is using an application programming interface (API) to connect patients with clinical trial data they otherwise wouldn’t know about.