Federal agencies are hemorrhaging billions of dollars every year due to fraud, waste, and improper payments, according to the Government Accountability Office. And the problem may be getting worse. MeriTalk spoke with a wide range of private sector experts about how the government can begin to reverse this trend. […]
Jason Matheny, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, discussed the role technology plays in assisting the intelligence and law enforcement communities, as well as ongoing IARPA research.[…]
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Center for Climate Simulation processes reams of data that are as dense as music playlists containing 190,000 years’ worth of songs.[…]
Almost one-fifth of Feds said they are outright not supporting data collaboration across teams, according to a new MeriTalk study. “Acing the Big Data Test,” created in partnership with the data services company Teradata, reveals how Federal agencies are managing big data and how they can improve information sharing practices.[…]
The White House Office of Management and Budget should drive structural reforms to make big data more accessible, according to Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., nominee for President Donald Trump’s director of OMB.
With a new story map, the U.S. Census Bureau is trying to clarify what “rural” means.[…]
The Department of Defense will spend $8.5 million to modify its sexual assault incident database, DSAID, in fiscal years 2017 and 2018, the Government Accountability Office reports.[…]
A new partnership between George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and Ligado Networks is hoping to demonstrate the feasibility of delivering NOAA real-time weather data to users across the country at a lower cost, using a cloud-based network.[…]