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Using the cloud to analyze data

Shawn Kingsberry, chief information officer of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, joins host Jason Miller to talk about how his agency is using its cloud hub to run its mission critical systems.
April 18, 2013

Tags: Technology , data analysis , Shawn Kingsberry , Cloud computing , Mobile computing , mobile data , , Jason Miller , Ask the CIO

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 08:17pm EDT

Recovery Board testing accountability tools in the cloud

Agencies are testing software to analyze data for potential problems. The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board is now hosting these tools in the cloud to make it easier for agencies to use them.

Tags: Technology , management , Shawn Kingsberry , Cloud computing , data analysis , Recovery Act , ELC 2011 , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/27/2011, 05:23am EDT

Timing, technology converge to better attack improper payments

Over the last three years, agencies understood the problem better, improved how they tracked the information and used advanced data analysis tools to lower the governmentwide rate to 4.69 percent from 5.42 percent in 2009. While the amount of money improperly paid out hit a high of $125 billion in 2010, Danny Werfel, the Office of Management and Budget's controller, expects it to drop for a second consecutive year, below the $115 billion mark in 2011.

Tags: management , Improper payments , Danny Werfel , Kathy Tighe , Earl Devaney , Government Accountability and Transparency Board , OMB , education , fraud, waste and abuse , Obama Impact , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 03:31pm EDT

DATA Act creates new oversight commission

The House-passed DATA Act creates a five-member commission to oversee government transparency.

Tags: DATA Act , transparency , Hudson Hollister , Data Transparency Coalition , Federal Drive

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 02:45pm EDT

Recovery Board is model for governmentwide oversight efforts

The RAT Board is a model for government-wide spending oversight, and bipartisan legislation in both the House and Senate could make the RAT Board a permanent fixture in overseeing federal spending.

Tags: Kathleen Tighe , Oversight , Recovery Act , Technology , Federal Drive

Friday - 04/20/2012, 12:36pm EDT

OMB hangs hopes on new tools to cut $50B in improper payments

The Treasury Department and Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board are preparing to expand the use of new software and analytical applications this year. OMB Controller Danny Werfel said agency progress is coming along, but needs help from Congress to make it easier to share information among agencies.

Tags: Technology , Financial management , Danny Werfel , Mike Wood , OMB , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 10:03am EST

Tighe follows Devaney as Recovery Board chair

Kathleen S. Tighe, the inspector general of the Department of education, will succeed Earl Devaney as chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. She will oversee the board's final 21 months, as Recovery process winds down.

Tags: Kathleen Tighe , Earl Devaney , Joseph Biden , , Recovery Act , Department of Education , Department of Justice , Michael OConnell

Monday - 12/26/2011, 10:10am EST

Recovery Board re-launches Web site has a new look -- and displays more info.

Tags: management , Technology , Earl Devaney , , Dorothy Ramienski

Monday - 02/01/2010, 07:45pm EST
Listen launches version 2.0

Jerry Brito is creator of the site and explains what this means.

Tags: Technology , , , Jerry Brito , Mercatus Center at George Mason University , Earl Devaney , Gov 2.0 , Web 2.0 , stimulus , recovery , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 11/24/2009, 08:00pm EST

Smartronix wins redesign contract

Company bids $9.5 million to update site tracking stimulus funding. Successful bid beats out two other vendors.

Tags: contracting , Technology , GSA , Smartronix , SRA , Accenture , , stimulus spending , Alliant

Thursday - 07/09/2009, 12:29pm EDT
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