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Census Bureau senior scientist, Sammies finalist, to thank for game-changing data developments

The Census Bureau’s Paul Friday is a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals for his work helping the agency turn handwritten notes or forms…

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This senior federal scientist works to stop outsourcing

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How the Census Bureau knocked down stupid and potentially harmful internet rumors

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IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

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GSA data skills catalog promotes ‘learning culture’ of Federal Data Strategy

Despite a tumultuous year, the interagency team behind the Federal Data Strategy made significant progress increasing data proficiency across the federal…

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(AP Photo/John Raoux)A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. A half-million census takers head out en mass this week to knock on the doors of households that haven't yet responded to the 2020 census. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Census Bureau count follow ups hurt by pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic made a hash out of the Census Bureau’s plan for field operations. Ultimately it has less time to do the work of following up in person…

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FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end of October. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Yes, Virginia, federal agencies can be agile

Census had to dance around pandemic, but it will have gotten the job done.

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