Justin Herman, the head of GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology office, said Tuesday that the agency plans to host on a governmentwide forum on robotic process automation (RPA) on Jan. 19.
As many agencies begin to test and pilot RPA tools, there is plenty of important factors to keep in mind and obstacles to avoid.
GSA is holding a proposal writing seminar on June 8 to help agencies improve their chances for winning money from the Technology Modernization Fund.
The Office of Personnel Management already has its first blockchain prototype for part of its new Employee Digital Record system, and it’s performing better than expected.
In the omnibus spending bill passed last month, Congress gave the TMF $100 million for the rest of fiscal 2018, falling short of the $228 million the Trump administration asked for in its budget proposal.
As the federal government looks to modernize the way it buys things, making the process faster and cost-effective, the General Services Administration is looking at ways to automate aspects of the automation process.
GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology program office has more than 300 use cases from agencies interested in using blockchain technology.
GSA is betting on new online ledger technology, blockchain, as a way for agencies to modernize their legacy systems
In just over seven years, agencies have submitted more than 149,000 data sets to the data.gov portal. Of those, the Commerce and Interior departments account for more than 110,000 of them.
The General Services Administration will encourage agencies to collectively share their ideas and explorations around blockchain, in a new initiative GSA will launch this summer. It’s part of GSA’s ongoing effort to collect business cases and best practices from agencies who already are exploring artificial intelligence and other technologies, and develop a framework that other departments can use on their own.