President Donald Trump’s budget request sent to Congress May 23 calls for an increase of $1.6 billion for federal technology programs and projects.
The OCC uses bank statement data, loan level data, financial market data, economic and legal data to provide the government with both holistic, macroeconomic views and the ability to dive deep into a particular subject.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget will request money for the central IT modernization fund and outline more specifics about how agencies can apply for money.
John Jolly, president and CEO at Syncurity, joins host John Gilroy to explain how his company can help federal IT professions avoid ransomware attacks like “WannaCry”. May 23, 2017
Booz Allen Hamilton’s Brian Abbe, Troy Abbot and Eric Billies join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the government’s growing use of unmanned systems. May 23, 2017
Allan Liska, threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the rise in ransomware attacks around the world, and what you can do to protect your company or agency from these threats. May 19, 2017
Since the Government Publishing Office, a legislative branch agency, changed its name from the Government Printing Office in 2016, it’s been continuing its efforts at modernizing. GPO Director Davita Vance-Cooks outlined some of these changes during yesterday’s visit to Capitol Hill. Federal News Radio’s Meredith Somers shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
It is not uncommon for a federal agency to claim it is data-driven, but how true is that statement? The Securities and Exchange Commission is one example of an agency that uses large amounts of data for up-to-date analyses. Kevin Compher, lead data scientist in the Cloud Strategies and Enterprise Data Platform group within the SEC, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to give a true sense of how much data the agency depends on.
The Trump administration is calling on agencies to find new ways to improve services to citizens, including an overhaul of digital services. That’s where the Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017 comes in. Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, spoke on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how things are adding up.
The Government Accountability Office’s two-year assessment found there are gaping vulnerabilities where federal policy and industry standards haven’t kept up with the developing technology.
Does your agency need help with its move to the cloud? Maybe Oracle can help. Sarah Jackson, VP Sales Engineering and Ken Currie, group vice president with Oracle Public Sector join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss some of the innovations at Oracle is offering to federal IT professionals. May 16, 2017
Simply by hosting their tracking application — whether a giant spreadsheet or a real database — in a cloud, BLM officials could establish a framework for uniformity and thoroughness.
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.
For millions of Americans, access to information is shifting to online software agents like Microsoft Cortana and Amazon Alexa. Officials at the General Services Administration are concerned about whether these services can draw federal government information into what they serve up. Justin Herman is the lead for the emerging citizen technology program at GSA and he fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin on all the details.
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.