How one data-driven agency — the Census Bureau — found extra value in machine learning

The bureau is piloting ML that flags valuable information employees may not have even been searching for originally.

modernization news

Palantir, BAE score $823M contract to modernize Army’s Distributed Common Ground System

by Jackson Barnett • 14 hours ago

The companies will compete for orders to build out a strategic data platform for the system under the larger seven-year contract, according to an award notice.

Transportation Command is looking to CMMC to secure its vulnerable contractors

by Jackson Barnett • 1 day ago

U.S. Transportation Command relies heavily on data and is working to improve the data sharing agreements it has with contractors to better protect its data.

Exit interview: Renee Wynn on her journey as NASA CIO and what’s next

by Billy Mitchell • 1 day ago

In an exit interview with FedScoop, Renee Wynn recaps her time at NASA, and explains what's next for her and what she'll miss the most.

Agencies struggle with DevOps procurement

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

Agile procurement requires a culture shift in government, according to a new ACT-IAC white paper.

Following redesign, GAO’s public website goes down

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

The site went offline at about 9:30 a.m. EST Monday.

TTS director shares plans to automate, improve FedRAMP

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

The Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law released recommendations to streamline the program that Anil Cheriyan said is agency will consider.

The military’s biggest hurdle to modernization? It’s already doing a lot of other things.

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

There is "breathtaking demand that we face worldwide," says Army Sectary McCarthy, echoing the sentiments of his peers atop the Navy and Air Force.

Bill to boost transparency on VA’s IT is moving in Senate

by Jackson Barnett • 6 days ago

A bill to create a third-party oversight board for the VA's EHR modernization is picking up new momentum after the $16 billion project was delayed.

Coast Guard wants a ‘tech revolution’ to dig itself out of IT from the ’90s

by Jackson Barnett • 6 days ago

The U.S. Coast Guard wants to revolutionize itself with increased bandwidth on cutters, more mobile access and a move to the cloud.

VA looks to enhance mental health app for transitioning veterans

by Billy Mitchell • 6 days ago

The VA wants to enhance a mobile app that supports military service members transitioning back to civilian life as veterans.

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