IBM, CSC, Amazon and General Dynamics failed to block a bid to sole-source data-hosting duties in the Pentagon's $4.3 billion electronic health record procurement.
Lawmakers rejected efforts by open data advocates to amend a financial reporting bill to retain regulatory requirements to file company data in machine-readable form.
Longtime EPA official also championed open standards, founded the Federal Big Data Working Group.
A framework governing the transfer of European citizens' data into systems owned by U.S. companies includes more consequences for U.S. firms that don't play by the new privacy rules.
The data mammoth isn’t just dumping data onto websites anymore. A new push is aimed at teaching users how to effectively put all that information to good use.
DHS is looking to industry for advice on how to automate and innovate when it comes to open-source and social media analytics.
For metric-based management, Steve Kelman argues, it's important that the measures not be specified from on high.
Armed with $63,000 and Microsoft’s cloud platform, USDA rustled up a new crop of agricultural data dashboards to help secure a sustainable food supply.
Private-sector innovation could send massive, failure-prone projects the way of the dinosaur if federal agencies are willing and able to seize the opportunity, says one leading CIO.
The mandated dive into government data is revealing surprising value to agencies, but it comes with rigorous reporting that runs deeper than a typical audit.
Steve Kelman points to GSA's CALC tool as an example of what smart collaboration can accomplish.
In a long-promised report, the Federal Trade Commission indicates that it will use its existing regulatory playbook to target firms that use big data to discriminate against consumers.
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