Data Governance

TMF Board Announces New Award One Day After $1B Cash Infusion

The Labor Department snagged $9.6 million to improve its data management infrastructure.

9 Government Tech Trends That Mattered in 2020

The federal government turned to technology during an unprecedented 2020 marked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Elements Expected This Year for Pentagon’s Link-Everything Effort

A second NORTHCOM experiment aims to prove out various concepts for JADC2.

Veterans Affairs Rolls Out Ethics Framework for Guarding Vets’ Data

The agency aims to set expectations around who can manage, view and access veteran data.

JADC2 Concept All About Moving Data, Air Force Chief of Staff Says

Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., said dialogue among services on data and the JADC2 concept should happen more regularly.

How Commerce Department Data Efforts Moved from ‘First Gear to Third Gear’

Thomas Beach, the Commerce Department’s interim CDO, talked with Nextgov about how his agency’s data work has evolved from focusing on governance to deliverables.

CDO Council Outlines Fresh Plans for New Year

The nascent group shared details via its first report to Congress—and on a new public website.

4 Data Analytics Trends to Watch in 2021

Expect more live data dashboards and APIs as a key enabler.

JAIC Seeks Test and Evaluation Services for Artificial Intelligence

A Joint Artificial Intelligence Center request for proposal is the first of two contracts designed to get Defense Department components ready to adopt AI technologies.  

Pentagon Leaders Discuss Challenges of Moving Data To and From the Tactical Edge

Officials described their goals as they begin implementing the DOD’s enterprisewide data strategy.

Air Force Goes Commercial for Project-Management App

The service aims to accelerate its digitization by adopting product lifecycle management software already used by industry.

Why Federal Information Governance Is a Team Sport

The federal government needs to ensure that trust in federal data stewardship is always maintained.

White House Memo Creates Chief Science Officers at Federal Agencies

The presidential memo on scientific integrity calls for new officials and an update to policies established over the last two administrations. 

Biden’s Wave of COVID-19 Executive Orders Relies On Data To Implement

While technology is not the main focus of the pandemic response plan, collecting and disseminating more data is a recurring theme.

2020 Retrospective: Nowhere Left to Hide for Digital 'Have-Nots'

The events of this year brought the realities of digital transformation into sharp relief: Public sector agencies are divided into “haves” and “have-nots”—and the “have-nots” cannot put off digital transformation any longer.