Oversight seeks answers from Treasury on DATA Act implementation
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform wants to know how the Treasury Department is tackling problems that crop up during implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.
Executive branch websites slow to load? Legislative sites are slower, new data shows
Research out of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation found that legislative branch websites performed worse overall than other federal websites on tests for things like accessibility and page load speed.
Bipartisan legislation seeks to keep previously-opened government data online
A new bipartisan bill seeks to ensure that all openly published federal data remains so, and in a machine-readable format.
DATA Act deadline is looming, but don’t expect ‘perfection,’ officials say
The first deadline for the DATA Act, which requires all agencies to report spending in a standardized way, is on May 9. But officials said Thursday that marker is only the beginning.
Agencies look to digital personal assistants to lay foundation for self-service
A pilot program is taking shape that seeks to help agencies integrate their public information into digital personal assistants like Amazon's Alexa in hopes of laying a foundation for self-service access by people at home, in their cars and more.