Census Bureau

Census pushes Americans to online form as COVID-19 disrupts 2020 field count

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

As of March 15, more than 5 million Americans have already responded to the census online.

Census Bureau seeks ‘economic indicator’ status for experimental data product

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The Business Formation Statistics could be the first measure to receive the distinction since 2004, as the bureau looks to innovate beyond traditional surveys.

Four years in the making, the Federal Data Service is finally coming

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

A new advisory committee will design the recently funded service to implement pilots across agencies increasing data access and privacy — objectives often thought at odds.

Census official touts impact of now-live 2020 online response

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

The decision to bring the 2020 census online came with huge challenges in recent years, but the bureau anticipates it will have an immense impact on developing a more accurate and complete count of Americans.

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

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

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

Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.

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