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Public-private partnerships in healthcare IT

On this week's Federal Tech Talk, Damon Davis, director of the Health Data Initiative at the HHS Idea Lab, and Sara Zellner, director of Programs at the Health Data Consortium, how public-private partnerships can help address issues like transparency and security in healthcare IT.

Tags: technology , Healthcare IT , IT security , transparency , Damon Davis , HHS , HHS Idea Lab , Sara Zellner , Health Data Consortium , HiMSS , healthcare innovation , open source , Health Datapalooza , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 06:33pm EDT
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Online Chat: Ask the CIO with GSA's Sonny Hashmi

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer at the General Services Administration, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss everything from mobility to zero-based budgeting and collaboration, among other topics.

Tags: Sonny Hashmi , GSA , CIO , technology , online chat , virtual desktop , zero based budgeting , GSA Labs , open source , innovation

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 11:00am EDT

New captain, advisers leading Commerce more deeply into open data

The Department of Commerce will hire its first-ever chief data officer, Secretary Penny Pritzker said recently. Pritzker also is establishing a data advisory council and introducing a "developer portal," which she said will help advance the agency's open data initiatives.

Tags: management , Commerce , Penny Pritzker , transparency , technology , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:28am EDT

Dan Saaty, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Decision Lens

"Big data," "data to decisions," and "data analytics" are all big buzz words in government at the moment as agencies try to harness the power of computing to leverage the information they already collect into better decision making. But in most cases, the data itself isn't worth much unless experienced people combine it with their own judgment. Dan Saaty is the chief technology officer and co-founder of Decision Lens, a Virginia company that helps crunch numbers for organizations ranging from intelligence agencies to NFL franchises. He said on In Depth with Francis Rose if organizations want to use data to help guide their decisions, the first thing they need to do is set priorities.

Tags: dan saaty , big data , Chief technology officer , Decision Lens

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:15pm EDT
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Agencies on the right track with open data

Former DHS technology leader Dan Katz believes the continued surge in the amount of data produced daily will provide a "renaissance, of really innovative, really high-value solutions" to the government's open data issues.

Tags: Dan Katz , In Depth , INADEV , DHS , Open Data Initiatives , Open Data Policy , Project Open Data , DATA Act , ACT-IAC , Ellen Kortesoja

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Q&A with Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel, the federal chief information officer, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss the White House's latest IT priorities. View an archived version of the discussion.

Tags: Steven VanRoekel , CIO , budget , information technology , online chat , Jason Miller , Smarter IT Delivery Agenda , PortfolioStat , Digital Government Strategy , cloud computing , acquisition

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Experts propose model to close loopholes in FOIA regulations

Ginger McCall, associate director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, says agencies need better FOIA regulations and a cultural change toward transparency.

Tags: FOIA , Ginger McCall , management , Federal Drive , transparency , Stephanie Wasko , Department of Justice

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 09:25am EDT
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Taha Kass-Hout, Chief Health Informatics Officer, FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has launched openFDA. It's a new data initiative making for easier access to large public health datasets. OpenFDA is in line with the President's open data executive order and the Health and Human Service Department's Health Data Initiative. Taha Kass-Hout is chief health informatics officer at the FDA. He explains the main focus of the project to Tom and Emily on the Federal Drive.

Tags: Taha Kass-Hout , Health and Human Service Department , Food and Drug Administration , openFDA , Health Data Initiative

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:57pm EDT
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Marion Royal, Director of Data.gov, GSA

A signature open-government initiative of the Obama administration is turning five years old this week. The website Data.gov is home to more than 100,000 individual agency data sets. It's also the destination of app developers hoping to turn federal data into useful information. Marion Royal is the director of Data.gov, which is run by the General Services Administration. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how the website has progressed over the years.

Tags: Marion Royal , GSA , Data.gov , technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:27pm EDT
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White House pushes for more progress on open data

The White House released a U.S. Open Data Action Plan Friday, which comes exactly one year after the President signed an executive order to make government data open and machine-readable.

Tags: White House , Steve VanRoekel , Todd Park , Jennifer Pahlka , management , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:17am EDT
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