This program will provide a progress report on CDM in government.
This content is provided by KPMG Not too long ago the idea of using artificial intelligence (AI) would have been looked at as science fiction by nearly any government agency. In June of 2017 at KPMG’s…
In this interview with Federal News Network’s Tom Temin, KPMG's Kirke Everson describes the three levels of RPA maturity and how to achieve them, and he describes use cases for RPA deployed internally and for public services. Hear more on Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Month.
This program will provide a progress report on machine learning and AI in government.
Programs suffering from waste, fraud, abuse and increasing improper payments are low-hanging fruit when it comes to cutting federal spending, since they require little-to-no political will to address; government efficiency is a nonpartisan issue.
Participants in a recent Federal News Radio panel discussion explored how the threat environment is changing and how federal agencies are tying together data from what’s going on with strategies for stopping threats before they turn into damage or pilfered data.
In modernizing the IT systems that support these and a myriad of other processes, agencies are trying to introduce a new a new level of automation that incorporates data analysis, improved business processes, and greater cybersecurity and privacy controls.
Ever since Edward Snowden went against the National Security Agency, it seems like the federal government has been victim to a string of insider threats carried out. The latest being the young woman who sent NSA documents to a news site. David Buckley, managing director for federal risk consulting at KPMG, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide ideas for how agencies can mitigate the insider threat in the cyber age.
As the cybersecurity challenge has morphed into a multi-front battle – from the insider in the next cubicle to a distant but malevolent foreign power – chief information security officers, network operations and security operations center staffs have steadily acquired a variety of tools to counter the threats. Few federal agencies are operating with an abundance of resources, even for such a high priority activity as cybersecurity.
The Office of Personnel Management's cybersecurity breach stands as a kind of watershed. But results from a survey by ISC(2) and KPMG show the lessons may not have penetrated the ranks of federal security chiefs. Dan Waddell, managing director for North America with ISC(2) and Tony Hubbard, a principal with KPMG, share more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Jeff Press, from the Commerce Department, and Billy Milton, from the Agriculture Department, joined a growing list of federal executives moving on from government service.
The Office of Management and Budget has announced the next step in shared services. Acting Deputy Director for Management Dave Mader called the administration's goals for the new Unified Shared Services Management Team "aggressive." Joe Ward of KPMG and former head of the Interior Business Center, one of the four federal shared services providers, told In Depth with Francis Rose why the management team will be important to the success of shared services across government.
Federal health agencies need help drafting their latest update to the Federal Health IT strategy guide. The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan relies on new research gathered about electronic health records in both the public and private sectors. But those agencies are looking for public input to make it perfect. John Teeter is managing director of the Federal Advisory Global Center of Excellence for Health at KPMG. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared ways to improve the new strategy guide that will inform public health policies until the year 2020.
Health care is a major concern of the federal government. That's one reason why health IT and health informatics are growth industries. Now the long standing American Council for Technology Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) has formed a Federal Healthcare Working Group. Its initial focus will be on informatives. John Teeter is managing director in the Federal Advisory Global Center of Excellence for Health at KPMG. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss how he's helping the ACT-IAC effort.