NCI’s Juli Klemm and NASA’s Chris Mattmann join us to discuss building government open source communities and the upcoming Open Source Summit.
The Office of Management and Budget’s accountability reviews of IT investments have generally helped address at-risk IT projects, but the lack of documentation muddles the scope of the cost savings, according to the Government Accountability Office.
When Kevin Charest last October became chief information security officer at the Health and Human Services Department, his first order of business was to tackle governance.
Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak discusses this week’s Health Datapalooza conference and the changing role of data and technology on the nation’s health care.
U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park on Tuesday gave an impassioned speech to America’s health care innovators, urging them to use newly released government data to fuel a revolution in the country’s health care.
The Health and Human Services Department released new data and new opportunities for researchers and developers as part of Health Datapalooza IV held at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C.
Endeavoring to spur more innovative federal initiatives, FedScoop created this shortlist to recognize agency platforms that push government to be a better steward of taxpayer money.
To get our readers involved, FedScoop decided to put together a guide to some of government’s most uplifting, potentially lucrative and otherwise socially beneficial challenges currently underway on Challenge.gov.
The federal government is witnessing the emergence of a “data-powered revolution in health care,” thanks in part to the money distributed by the Recovery Act, according to U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park.
Instead of going to apps.usa.gov and wading through the plethora of federal apps available, FedScoop decided to create a list of some of the most innovative – and well, to be honest – fun, government apps out there.
Amazon Web Services became the first vendor to receive agency authority to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program when the Health and Human Services Department granted the company two ATOs.
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Earlier this week, troubling news emerged that government innovation is overall on the decline. However, just yesterday, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, part of the Harvard Kennedy School, released the Top 25 Innovations in Government, nine of which are from U.S. government agencies.
The U.S. Agency for International Development announced April 29 the launch of a plethora of new datasets and tools to increase transparency.
Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Dr. Howard Koh yesterday announced the winner of the healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge – Lyfechannel.
With the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the public got a first-hand view this week of the new ways the Department of Homeland Security is using data and analytics to protect the nation, said the agency’s acting chief information officer.
The White House is proposing a $100 million investment into research to map the human brain with hopes that results could rival that of the Human Genome Project, President Obama announced on Tuesday.
Development Seed’s David Cole discusses “CMS-free” websites, including Jekyll, Prose.io and GitHub and how the new Healthcare.gov will leverage these new technologies. Also, how open source will bring world peace.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new program, HHSignite, that will provide seed funding to ideas that spur innovation throughout the department.
The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center released a draft request for proposal for the NIH ECS III follow-on, which is expected to be valued at more than $10 billion.