2020 census

Census hiring systems have issues, report says, but bureau begs to differ

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days ago

In a management alert, the Commerce Department's inspector general says tech challenges led to delays and performance failures during testing. The bureau says the alert is based on old information.

Census Bureau’s 2020 IT security to be audited ‘immediately’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The audit by the Department of Commerce's inspector general will seek to determine the "effectiveness" of certain IT security systems.

Could your tech help modernize the U.S. census?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The bureau put out an RFI seeking information about commercial products for survey design, internet response and more.

Census Bureau hires new CISO Beau Houser

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

Beau Houser will leave SBA for Census in mid-September.

Census Bureau hopes Siri and Alexa can help it reach hard-to-count populations

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The agency is teaming up with digital assistant companies to build custom 2020-related integrations.

Satellite data allows Census to validate addresses for 2020 from the comfort of the office

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

Officials say only around 35% of the nation's households remain to be validated in-person.

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