April Chen, a senior product manager for Iron Mountain, said agencies should start by assessing their current classification schemes and taxonomies to understand if they need to be updated or even rebuilt entirely.
When you try to make sense of the petabytes of data flowing across your desk you really don’t know what has value. There aren’t enough hours in the day to carefully parse each data set you have responsibility for. The most practical approach is to add some kind of a tool to automate the process.
In part two of Federal News Radio’s special report on the DATA Act, experts say the common spending standards can help agencies with their missions, and are trying to understand what it will take to reach full compliance by 2022.
In part one of Federal News Radio’s special report on the DATA Act, Treasury Department and Office of Management and Budget officials say the three-year implementation is going well, while agency managers breathe a sigh of relief even as they prepare for the next step in standardized federal spending reports.
As the 2020 census approaches, lawmakers and the Government Accountability Office are concerned about the Census Bureau’s cost estimation practices, lack of transparency and cybersecurity. No one currently has a clear picture of what the 2020 census will cost, although best estimates put it around $12.5 billion.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration collects data using various methods and sources to identify trends and patterns in the well-being of the American public.
How can federal IT professionals innovate in a constantly changing environment with a shrinking budget? Find out this week, when Larry Katzman, vice president of Business Development at Applied Information Services, joins host John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. May 2, 2017
Angel Santa, the National Transportation Safety Board’s chief information officer, said creating a more dependable and faster infrastructure is a key piece to his modernization effort.
Open government advocates, industry, and agency officials are eagerly looking toward the May 9 implementation date for standardized federal spending information.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service has started a pilot program allowing digital assistant programs like Amazon’s Alexa or Microsoft’s Cortana to have access to public service information.
The Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Counterterrorism Center are two federal components balancing opportunities and limitations on big data.
For the eighth year in a row, the Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs departments will partner with many private organizations to stage a health datapalooza. Greg Downing, executive director for innovation at HHS, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what HHS will bring to it, and what its goals are.
George Young, vice president, US Public Sector at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss open source software and the challenges federal IT officials face in managing all the data produced by their agencies. April 25, 2017
Darcie Piechowski, a social media and innovation fellow with the IBM Center for the Business of Government, explains current and potential ways this emerging technology will improve government services.