From security and mobile to data management and open source, these firms are driving innovation in agency IT -- and growing their businesses in the process.
While OMB is leading the development of data definition standards, Treasury is concentrating on data exchange standards.
The latest plan sets a timeline for implementing an open-source software policy by the end of 2015, among other goals.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The database giant was effectively launched via agency contracts. That's not a bad thing, Steve Kelman notes, but it begs the question of when government should go beyond basic research and standard procurement.
Many of the winners of the Partnership for Public Service Sammie awards work with government data.
A Commerce Department IG report and a joint congressional investigation effectively cleared the Philadelphia Census office of allegations that it manipulated data for political purposes but found plenty of other problems.
The post includes a price list taken from the GSA Advantage ordering system -- which GSA says is not even accurate -- for Palantir Technologies' Gotham and Metropolis products.
The results are in for AGA & Kearny’s latest survey for federal IGs and state auditors, listing data analytics and cybersecurity at the forefront of their concerns.
IRS's head of compliance and analytics plans for new complexities surrounding health insurance subsidies and other trouble spots.
The latest kerfuffle over stimulus spending data points to a wider problem with agencies' dependence on proprietary systems.
The defense research agency’s goal is to facilitate big hypothesis generation and accelerate discovery.