Geoff Orazem, managing partner at Eastern Foundry, joins host John Gilroy to discuss innovative ways to solve IT problems in the federal government. January 17, 2017
Civilian agencies are having to balance progress and setbacks as they work to implement the DATA Act by its May rollout. But financial officials admit the deadline is really a starting point for standardized financial reporting.
The Government Accountability Office issued its 2016 report on federal financial management and once again can’t offer an opinion because of incomplete data from DoD, HUD and NSF.
DataTribe, a new incubator based in Silicon Valley and Maryland, wants to invest in entrepreneurs who are currently working in government.
The National Archives and Records Administration is proposing a rule that clarifies public disclosure of presidential records, and the rights of a current and former president to allow that publication, or to block it.
The Education Department’s College Scorecard aims to give students and their families the most current data on colleges and universities. The information includes everything from location and size, to what a salary might be for a particular program and skillset a student might want to pursue.
Just like weather or traffic apps make it easy to share massive amounts of information with users, the National Cancer Institute is using an application programming interface (API) to connect patients with clinical trial data they otherwise wouldn’t know about.
Despite the Justice Department showing some leadership in DATA Act implementation, the department’s inspector general says there are some areas of full roll out that have the watchdog concerned about meeting a May 2017 deadline.
Kerry Long, program manager, IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the lengths the federal government is taking to foster innovation. December 27, 2016
The Marine Corps is rolling out a system that allows service members in the field to pinpoint enemies for fire support.
With six months to go before the deadline set by Congress, agencies have a lot of work to do in regards to implementing the Data Act. That’s according to two studios (study 1, study 2) from the Government Accountability Office. Paula Rascona GAO’s director of financial management and assurance issues, talked about the DATA Act deadline on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Brandon Pusteojovsky, USAID’s chief data officer, said the agency is finalizing a new data library to create a central portal to collect, share and visualize information from around the world.
HumanGeo Group CEO Al Di Leonard and company CTO Abe Usher join host John Gilroy to discuss how federal information technology professionals should handle geospatial data. December 20, 2016
Federal CIOs say if you want to get on board with agile services, be adaptable, communicate and don’t be afraid to fail.
Dave Mader, the controller, will be the second of the Office of Management and Budget’s key management leaders to leave ahead of the end of the Obama administration. CMS chief data officer Niall Brennan also is moving on.