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IRS 'scandal': Cover up, train wreck or simple mistake?

What's in those missing IRS tapes? The ones critics of the agency say would provide the smoking gun of evidence. Is there a lesson for your agency in record-keeping? Yes, but maybe not what you thought.

Tags: IRS , Lois Lerner , scandal , archiving , nixon tapes , Mike Causey ,

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:32am EDT

Tom Karl, Director, National Climatic Data Center

The White House recently put out what it calls "the loudest and clearest alarm bell to date" on climate change. Its new report says global warming is a factor in changing weather from heat waves to bad allergy seasons. Much of the data supplying the national climate debate is housed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Tom Karl, director of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, spoke with Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the work his agency is conducting and the data its collecting.

Tags: Tom Karl , National Climatic Data Center , NOAA , Federal Drive ,

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:30am EDT
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Shelley Metzenbaum, President, Volcker Alliance

The Obama Administration has tried to infuse a love of data and evidence into the federal bureaucracy with mixed success. It's also pledged to give agencies more flexibility in hiring to bring people with fresh ideas into the government. For perspective on the management agenda, Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp spoke to Shelly Metzenbaum, who served as Office of Management and Budget assistant director for performance. She now is president of the Volcker Alliance. Metzenbaum recently testified on Capitol Hill about the problems she sees in federal management and performance.

Tags: Shelley Metzenbaum , Volcker Alliance , OMB , Federal Drive

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:18am EDT
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John Teeter, Global Center of Excellence for Health, KPMG

Health care data comes from unexpected places.

Tags: John Teeter , health care , NIH , HHS , KMPG

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:47pm EDT
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DISA DECCs swallow up two more data centers

Data center consolidation paving the way for JIE.

Tags: DISA , technology , OMB , Defense Enterprise Computing Centers , Lauren Larson

Friday - 11/01/2013, 02:50pm EDT

BGOV ups the ante in federal spending data services

Try as it may to may information easier to obtain and clearer to understand, the government's efforts to be more transparent often fall short.

Tags: open government , data sharing , BGOV , Deltek , Govini , Tom Temin , information sharing , technology

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 06:00pm EDT

New data service launches in government market

Eric Gillespie, founder of Recovery.org, launches Govini, hoping to fill the gap left by Deltek and Bloomberg Government in providing government market data.

Tags: Eric Gillespie , Govini , Recovery Act , technology , Tom Temin

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 06:20am EDT

One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation

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.

Tags: technology , Accenture , cloud , cloud computing , David DeVries , Christopher L. Smith , Charles Riddle

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 04:48pm EDT
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FCC uses geography to find patterns in large data sets

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.

Tags: maps , FCC , Michael Byrne , Federal Drive

Friday - 02/17/2012, 10:34am EST
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Library of Congress to receive entire Twitter archive

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."

Tags: Library of Congress , NARA , Twitter , technology , Internet , Federal Drive , information sharing

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 01:51pm EST
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