This excerpt from "Left Brain, Right Stuff" explains the value and limitations of decision models.
The government plans to move to a continuous evaluation method for security clearances, which will require new IT systems to store and search through data.
The agency has made public a pair of documents detailing takeaways from the longer-than-expected transition.
With new technologies and an explosion of geodata, more and more agencies are mapping to make sense of their missions.
The department's maps can help people make sense of complex humanitarian emergencies and understand what is happening on the ground.
NGA's Map of the World will serve as the backbone for the agency's innovative efforts to satisfy the geospatial appetites of the 17 intelligence agencies.
The largest request for NOAA's five offices is the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, which would get an increase of about $165 million over fiscal 2014.
EPA's map-based "How's My Waterway?" app allows users to check pollution levels in almost any U.S. lake, river or other waterway.
The multiple components at the department have an existing architecture of databases "not conducive to effective implementation," report finds.
The most common path is gaining a provisional authority to operate from the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board, but that might not be the best choice for every vendor.
Fiscal 2015 budget request would boost funding for IT security, but legislators have their doubts.
Leaders throughout the organization need to join forces to more systematically and proactively address security threats