When starting an IT modernization project, agencies should ask what their end goal is before trying to figure out what their current state of affairs is, according to National Technical Information Service director Avi Bender. […]

Recent government initiatives and executive orders have left Avi Bender, director of the National Technical Information Service, and Michael Whitaker, vice president of emerging solutions at ICF, optimistic about the future of Federal innovation and partnership with the private sector.






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The National Technical Information Service announced on April 10 that it has selected Booz Allen Hamilton as one of its initial partners for the Joint Venture Program. The purpose of the JVP is to pair Federal agencies that accumulate massive amounts of data with organizations that can help them manage that data. NTIS selected Booz […] […]

The National Technical Information Service named data.world, a social network for people interested in working with data, as one of 35 organizations announced as partners for its Joint Venture Partnership program.






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Private companies with access to personally identifiable data, such as credit card information, may be able to work with the U.S. Census Bureau to provide new insights into gross domestic product through the National Technical Information Service Joint Venture Partnership program.






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