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One year after outage, MSPB shakes up tech shop -- FCW

06/16/2016

Almost one year after a devastating IT outage linked to virtualization tools crippled ... Ex-White House officials call for reform of zero-day disclosures IRS goes XML with tax-exempt forms Veteran-owned firm wins big in VA contracting case

http://fcw.com/articles/2016/06/16/mspb-ousts-cio.aspx

Library of Congress to retire Thomas -- FCW

04/28/2016

Click here to receive FCW magazine for FREE! ... Users quickly pressed for changes, like a searchable archive of legislative activity ... GPO is also teaming up with the library to make bulk legislative information available in XML format.

http://fcw.com/articles/2016/04/28/thomas-loc-retired.aspx

Brand Niemann, early data scientist, dead at 74 -- FCW

02/04/2016

... was one of the federal community's subject-matter experts on XML, service-oriented architecture, semantic interoperability and other technologies that ... guys really focused on leveraging open standards like XML," Forman said at the time.

http://fcw.com/blogs/fcw-insider/2016/02/niemann-obit.aspx

How USDA crowdsourced agricultural data -- FCW

01/27/2016

Farmers want useful data, and the Agriculture Department has plenty, but unlocking the ... So a contest born of a USDA-Microsoft partnership offered competitors access to a ... Password security starts with making life easier for the user

http://fcw.com/articles/2016/01/27/usda-microsoft-contest.aspx

Boehner's tech legacy (seriously) -- FCW

10/09/2015

... and Transparency Act, dreams of a government open to the public, in which legislative bills are linked and searchable in XML, new legislation automatically updates the online text of the laws modified, and federal dollars can be tracked from ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/10/09/boehners-tech-legacy.aspx

Linking laws through open data -- FCW

07/28/2015

... favorite Akoma Ntoso and U.S. Legislative Markup, the schema for producing the U.S. Code in Extensible Markup Language (XML). ... Hollister touted that an “ally” of open data would introduce “legislation about [XML-based] legislation” soon.

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/07/28/linking-laws-through-data.aspx

Network maps, moisture maps and stalled job growth -- FCW

07/16/2015

Tweet ... Network maps, moisture maps and stalled job growth ... The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate licensed an ... Officials said the next tech demonstration will highlight offerings in the financial ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/07/16/news-in-brief-july-16.aspx

Counting mobile, robot gap, rural tech and more -- FCW

05/22/2015

News in Brief ... Counting mobile, robot gap, rural tech and more ... The federal government is not getting its money's worth from the $1.2 billion it ... Auditors found that agencies typically lack enterprisewide inventories of their devices ...

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/05/22/news-in-brief-may-22-2015.aspx

SEC data, federal pay raise, broadband proposals and more -- FCW

01/14/2015

... policy to require companies to file the financial information on their quarterly and annual reports using XBRL, a business version of the machine-readable XML language that simplifies the process of extracting and analyzing financial data.

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/01/14/news-in-brief-january-14.aspx

SEC moves to ease access to financial statement data -- FCW

01/05/2015

Tweet ... The structured data language allows for users to do automated analysis of filings. ... Companies are also required to submit filings in document form, which usually means ... Open data builds on the hill as Senate offers XML info

http://fcw.com/articles/2015/01/05/sec-moves-to-ease-access.aspx

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