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Cloud computing and innovation are intrinsically linked in the federal government. The idea of agencies moving commodity technology such as email or collaboration to the cloud begets their ability to be more innovative with both commodity and mission critical IT.
Geographer Michael Byrne works with the FCC chief data officer on deciding how the agency collects, uses and disseminates data. He spoke with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin Friday.
For the past year, the Library of Congress has been working with Twitter in a transfer of the company's entire electronic data set. Library's digital director sees this as a "unique record of our time."
Agencies have tons of data but don't always use it wisely. A new report examines how a few agencies are analyzing statistics to reach their goals. The Partnership for Public Service and IBM suggest in their report agencies try the 2002 Oakland A's approach to using statistics to build a winning team.
The Department of Homeland Security expects an audit of its IT systems will bring relatively good news in two weeks. Last year's audit found 161 issues in technology systems throughout the agency. Those problems ranged from a lack of disaster recovery plans to the inability to block former employees from accessing department IT systems.
Tags: DHS , cybersecurity , technology , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Todd Platts , Peggy Sherry , Robert West , James McCoy , FEMA , financial management , IT reform , Emily Kopp
GSA looking at common tools to analyze comments
Federal CIO details to FederalNewsRadio several ways to change government.
The inspector general of the National Archives and Records Administration is looking into the possible breach. A hard drive was sent back to its vendor for repair and recycling, but wasn't wiped first. The hard drive helped power eVetRecs.
Some apps developed through Washington, D.C.'s Apps for Democracy contest are discontinued because of lack of data. Could the same happen to apps based on federal data due to cuts to the e-government fund?
A World Privacy Forum points to indifference and neglect at the Commerce Department when it comes to international data privacy.