Digital Government

SEC moves to ease access to financial statement data

The move could empower data scientists and programmers to build securities analysis tools that scale across the entire U.S. market.

Modernization

Ngoc Vu

This Rising Star manages a 12-person team that has tackled some of the SEC's biggest IT endeavors.

Acquisition

SEC plans a makeover for EDGAR

The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to award a contract to overhaul its online public company filing system by the end of September.

Digital Government

SEC plans makeover for EDGAR

A 90s-era filing database for public companies is due for a major upgrade.

People

SEC trying out the business information officer

CIO Thomas Bayer brought the idea to government from his time at Capital One.

Cybersecurity

GAO: SEC needs to bolster info security

Auditors say the commission did not adequately oversee the contractor in charge of migrating one of its financial systems to a new production environment.

Digital Government

SEC's MIDAS program highlights how to do big data

Rather than retroactively try to reconstruct the next market anomaly, the SEC launched the Market Information Data Analytics System, which collects more than one billion records per day.

Digital Government

Beyond the buzz of big data

The Army and the SEC are two agencies putting big data to use right now.

People

SEC nominee makes tech a priority

Mary Jo White, speaking to a Senate panel, laid out the areas she sees most in need of attention.

People

IG raps SEC records management

SEC's IG reports several problems in the agency's records management program, but the agency says the auditors are downplaying recent improvements.

People

NASA scores high on innovation

Feds are gung-ho about innovation, but managers are still on the fence.

Digital Government

Revealed: The best (and worst) agencies for launching a career

Which agency is the best place for a young fed to start?

Cybersecurity

Agencies don't reward innovation, feds say

In a time when efficiency and effectiveness should be at a premium, federal employees don't believe their agencies reward innovation, according to a new survey.

Digital Government

Get a Life!: Where were you?

The historic nature of the Inauguration of President Barack Obama was something to talk about, regardless of where you viewed it.