With agencies drowning in more data than they know what to do with, a new tool from the Bureau of the Fiscal Service aims to help the public keep tabs on government spending.
The Treasury Department Bureau of the Fiscal Service looks to print millions of fewer paper checks by 2020. But what happens to the employees hired decades ago, who used to print checks?
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the CFO Council and Bureau of the Fiscal Service creates a new playbook with information to help agencies reduce the risk of fraud.
A panel of risk leaders from the Veterans Affairs Department, Bureau of the Fiscal Service and Treasury Department shared their experiences and advice for implementing Enterprise Risk Management.
Every quarter, roughly 100 agencies submit trillions of dollars’ worth of federal spending data to the Data Lab on USASpending.gov. Organizing that data, and helping researchers and the general public alike make sense of it is its mission.
Tune in to the June 1st FedTalk as host Debra Roth speaks to three organizations leading the effort to improve the federal government’s operations by improving the data on which it relies.
June 1, 2018
The Treasury is looking into potential uses for blockchain, the online ledger system that enables cryptocurrencies and many other types of transactions.
The Treasury Department has heard the complaints about the USASpending.gov portal: it’s hard to use, the data quality is poor, etc. Treasury inherited the portal in February from the General Services Administration. It already has short- and long-term plans to improve the federal spending website. In part one of their interview, Christina Ho, executive director for data transparency in the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, told Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller about the portal’s improvement strategy.