For an agency to be at the top of its social media game, tracking trends is an important part of the strategy.
The 2025-2040 plan calls for attention to dynamic computing; more quickly distilling data into actionable information; human cognitive enhancement; robotics and autonomy; and cybersecurity.
Consolidating data centers to save money has been a signature initiative of Defense Department CIO Terry Halvorsen, but the DOD inspector general says the department is lagging.
Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work recently returned from Silicon Valley, where he met with an analytics firm that can ingest open-source data and turn it into national security insights.
The White House is preparing to send Congress more details on its plan for a revolving $3.1 billion IT modernization fund after the House Budget Committee failed to include the measure in the 2017 budget resolution.
Top federal IT managers and cloud management experts say recent changes to the FedRAMP program could make life easier.
To break away from manual price data collection and get a more granular, useful picture of the American economy, the BLS might look to tech being deployed in the developing world.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking to machine readable data to conduct risk assessment.
Improvements in identifying hackers, hardening networks and devices, and managing escalation are needed if the U.S. military is to hone its cyber deterrence, said Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Getting the right underpinning governance isn't glamorous, but proponents say hashing out dry details will help unleash data's true potential.
The draft policy, the third in a set of category management directives, directs agencies to report all mobile service use and pricing data to a central system.