Data Management


Private sector wary of fed cyber security regs, oversight

A recent survey finds most respondents believe the private sector does not need more government cybersecurity regulations or want NSA or DHS oversight.

Government's 7 top challenges to embracing the cloud

The Government Accountability Office recently released a report that assessed the progress seven agencies have made in implementing the Cloud First policy and came up with their seven top challenges.

White House marks digital gov strategy’s first milestones

The comprehensive Digital Government Strategy, which lays out actions in a 12-month roadmap, reaches its first quarter as agencies create pages to update their progress in meeting the benchmarks.

GSA's fed website tutorials rack up $1.3M in agency savings

GSA's First Fridays program helps agencies build customer-focused websites that help the public get information and save agencies money.

Md. governor's office trades paper, printers for iPads

One-man iPad pilot program now embraces 30 staffers and has reduced office paper use by 90 percent to 95 percent.

2 years late, GSA goes online with first phase of acquisition database

Online database will create a one-stop shop for the public to search more than 600,000 entities for information about government contractors and grantees.

Bringing the outside online: Outdoor agencies utilize tech in new ways

The National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey are reevaluating how they use technology to better serve the public.

Is NASA's knowledge management program obsolete?

NASA's Inspector General is raising questions about the future viability of one of NASA's knowledge management systems.

How cloud can improve intell community's analyses

Cloud computing could revolutionize the intelligence community's analytical and big data processing capabilities, according to an INSA white paper.

Where does the IT money go in 2013 budget proposal?

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient. Here's where 10 departments stand.

What's your agency's big data IQ?

Investments in information management technologies will fail to perform if government agencies lack the capacity to use these tools to drive better decision-making.

NIST to tackle big data

Big data will be on the agenda this year for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's IT Laboratory.