• The data is in the cloud – now what?

    The cloud has already made it possible for federal agencies to store vast amounts of data while reducing their reliance on expensive enterprise data centers. Now the cloud is making it possible for agencies to consider sharing that data and putting it to use in ways they never had the resources to consider before.

  • After volatile last month of 2018, TSP funds tumble

    All funds except the fixed income investment F fund and the government securities investment G fund showed negative returns month-over-month in December.

  • Delivering on the promise of the cloud

    When Leidos works with Amazon Web Services, they know they have a head start because the transformation can take place in an environment that has passed rigorous security requirements.

  • DHS mulling whether to create new role of chief data officer

    The Department of Homeland Security is studying whether to name a new senior official to serve as its chief data officer. It would be only the fourth cabinet-level agency to do so.

  • DHS silver medalist stresses importance of data for agencies

    Michael Hoefer, chief of the office of performance and quality at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, talks data optimization and winning a silver medal.

  • Data-driven government: a conversation with Jane Wiseman

    How can we realize the promise of data-driven government? What do Chief Data Officers (CDOs) actually do? How can they help government agencies use data to inform decision making? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Jane Wiseman, author of the IBM Center report, Data-Driven Government: The Role of Chief Data Officers.

  • Backlog grows, processing slows for OPM retirement claims in October

    For the third month in a row, the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claims backlog has ticked upward.

  • What the amazing Thai cave rescue taught us about outcome prediction

    Heather Gittings, the global industry director of the public sector and healthcare for Qlik, describes why agencies need to understand the where and what of the data.

  • NTIS helps agencies transition data to become a strategic asset

    If data is the lifeblood of agencies, the National Technical Information Service at the Commerce Department makes sure agencies have good circulation.

  • Quantum innovation needs this region’s experts

    Arthur Herman, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and popular historian, discusses the way that new industries embracing quantum computing will require experts that are already rising in the D.C. region.