Weekly Roundup: March 27 – April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 13:15
John Kamensky Warner Letter re: DATA Act. Federal News Radio reports: “Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) sent letters to 24 chief financial officer agencies on Friday, urging leadership to “prioritize efforts” to comply with the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act. . . . Warner, an original backer of the DATA Act, asked five questions to agency leaders about their progress toward the May 2017 implementation deadline.”

Open Data Can Make a Difference!

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 - 10:49
Selecting a college can be one of the most expensive choices in life.  But until recently, the information sources to make an informed decision were scattered and of varying quality – rankings in national magazines, word of mouth, brochures from campuses, and the perennial college tours. 

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 - 11:55
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 09:50
We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda. Our content is intended to stimulate and accelerate the production of practical research that benefits public sector leaders and managers. We expect the following reports to be published later in 2017.  Short summaries of each report follow:  

Beyond the operating room: Applying military healthcare data insights to the civilian sector

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 10:02
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:23
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training with Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare challenges in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.   Background:

Jim Markham

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 9:55
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training With Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare problems in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.

The Intelligence Data Problem Has Changed: We Need Cognitive Tools to Predict and Prevent Threats

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - 12:53
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:40
This blog was written by our guest blogger: Chris Trainor

Ten Actions to Implement Big Data Initiatives: A Study of 65 Cities

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 - 9:44
Professor Ho conducted a survey and phone interviews with city officials responsible for Big Data initiatives. Based on his research, the report presents a framework for Big Data initiatives which consists of two major cycles: the data cycle and the decision-making cycle. Each cycle is described in the report.

Weekly Roundup May 6, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 - 1:39
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 00:41

Pamela Dyson

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 - 14:16
Pamela C. Dyson is the SEC’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) in charge of overseeing the agency’s information technology functions. Ms. Dyson has served as Acting CIO since October 2014.  She has held key positions in the Office of Information Technology (OIT) since she came to the Commission in 2010, including Deputy CIO.

Weekly Roundup: February 1 - 5, 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016 - 17:28
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 16:22
John Kamensky