Evidence-based policymaking isn’t necessarily to let others look over the shoulders of federal programs, but rather to help those programs succeed.
Despite their unique missions, agencies face the same challenges when it comes to balancing risks, resources, and resilient bad actors.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency says the idea is far from final, but is exploring the idea of trading decades’ worth of its data to commercial firms in exchange for help with artificial intelligence and advanced computing algorithms.
The new report includes 22 recommendations, including the creation of a National Secure Data Service, and asking Congress to lift certain bans on data use and collection.
The White House ordered agencies to reduce and reform regulations with a goal of getting rid of two for every new one they write.
The Office of Management and Budget weighs in on contracting and grant pilots under the DATA Act.
The federal government is headed toward an electronic records classification overload.
The Department of Energy (DoE) is looking for relevance in a political atmosphere that doesn’t focus so much on pure research as it does on saving taxpayer money
Whether you’re a federal agency or a contractor, cybersecurity has become too important to leave solely to the tech staff. The worst threat these days seems to be the insider threat. Addie Cliffe and Evan Wolff, attorneys with the privacy and cyberscurity group at Crowell Moring, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer advice on how to take a corporate approach.
NASA and EPA share concerns for balancing cybersecurity and use of IoT, but how they approach those concerns depends on agency mission — and budget.
A surprising number of initiatives from the Truman and Eisenhower administrations and the Congresses of that era remain alive and relevant in today’s government. Now you can find the Congressional Record from the 1950s online. That’s thanks to a digitizing effort by the Government Publishing Office. Laurie Hall, GPO’s acting superintendent of documents, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Two months after the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation, the DATA Act is proving to not only be a source of financial accountability, but a beacon, platform, and self-help tool for managing government.
Even if your people don’t handle classified information, you can learn a lot from the National Insider Threat Task Force.
These COOs frequently occupy deputy secretary positions that require Senate confirmation, many of which are vacant in the current administration. But it’s the people occupying these offices that are best positioned to make real changes in the way agencies perform their missions.