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.
The Unified Shared Services Management Office at GSA released a new 10-year vision for federal back-office shared services that relies on a subscription or as-a-service model to deal with the needs for upfront spending.
Proper records management should be focused on informing senior leadership and empowering them to make data-driven decisions quickly, according to Mark Patrick, chief of the Information Management Division of the Joint Staff.
There are still struggles with parts of the DATA Act implementation, but Treasury and Office of Management and Budget officials say they are working with large agencies and federal auditors to problem solve ahead of the May 2017 deadline.
Federal agencies are using artificial intelligence to do everything from cataloging milk prices to monitoring immigration status. Department leaders say the technology helps cut costs and improve accuracy, but machines are also impacting the human workforce.
Roper Technologies is buying the federal market research and government contractor software firm from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
Kristy McKnight, the general manager of Veritone Politics, makes the case for how artificial intelligence will impact how agencies and organization find, understand and use data.