How NIH is Organizing Its Enormous Troves of Data

The agency has a new strategic plan for how to manage, store and analyze its scientific data.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Tax Fraud

Machine-learning technology can serve as a valuable tool for tax auditors, but what is the best technique?

How Data Geeks Can Move Their Findings Up the Ladder

Here are tips for making sure decision-makers don't ignore your analyses.

Energy Department Offers $1.8 Billion to Dethrone China in Supercomputing

The department plans to develop at least two exascale supercomputers that would be more than 10 times more powerful than today’s reigning supercomputer.

How Mapping And Data Could Make The Census Cheaper

The tool can help the bureau tailor outreach efforts and find potential employees.

President’s Management Agenda Is All About IT Modernization

Administration leaders unveiled the agenda in Kansas City, Missouri, promising success in IT modernization efforts where others have failed.

HHS Wants to Use AI to Buy in Bulk

The agency wants to use artificial intelligence to find hidden efficiencies in contract data.

Here’s How Agriculture Plans to Overhaul Its Tech

The department will cut data centers down from 39 to two—and that’s just the start, according to CIO Gary Washington.

Survey: Open Data is Making Feds’ Jobs Easier

The biggest benefits are increased public transparency and improved agency management, participants say.

Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role

The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

National Forecasts Get Supercomputing Boost

Following the worst weather year ever, the federal government is investing heavily in supercomputing to improve forecasting.

Report: Post Offices Should Automate Pen-and-Paper Safety Checks

Automating compliance checklists could save time and result in better data, the Postal Service inspector general found.

Virginia Beach Is Using an IoT-Enabled Sensor Network to Predict Flooding in Real Time

Local officials are hoping high-resolution, hydrodynamic models using fluid physics will improve preparedness and response in a low-lying region vulnerable to flooding.

Why Intelligent Automation Is Critical for the Future of Government

Leaders should keep in mind that IA can mean jarring changes for their agencies.

NGA Launches Bold Recruitment Plan to Hire Silicon Valley's Best

The intel agency is hacking hiring rules to fill three new digital teams in its quest for data dominance.