• SBA hackathon developers leverage AI, agency data sets for disaster recovery tools

    As part of Small Business Week, SBA partnered with Visa for its second annual hackathon, which gave developers an opportunity to leverage government data and build tools to speed up disaster recovery.

  • SBA gives developers opportunity to leverage data to speed up disaster recovery

    SBA CIO Maria Roat gave Federal Drive with Tom Temin the results of their annual hackathon, aimed at helping developers build tools for faster disaster recovery

  • IRS increases amount TSP participants can contribute in 2019

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.

  • GSA moving forward with automated contract oversight process

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is fixing a shortcoming of the acquisition oversight process by using artificial intelligence.

  • Alana Marsili, Open Data Specialist, USAID

    The U.S. Agency for International Development is learning more about the countries it works with, thanks to a few new open data projects. The agency recently hosts its first-ever Open Data Hackathon. More than 100 participants worked on eight different projects. Alana Marsili, an open data specialist at USAID, led the Hackathon. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose about who participated.

  • Tim Fullerton, Director of Digital Strategy, Interior Department

    At last, spring is almost here. And to celebrate, the Interior Department, together with the Agriculture Department, wants to help people locate their nearest national park — or maybe some other federally-managed property they might not know about. They’re hosting a hackathon in April, and hope Web developers will create apps for travelers. Tim Fullerton, the director of digital strategy at Interior, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the hackathon.