Department of Commerce (DOC)
Commerce consolidating financial systems within SaaS platform for $341M
The Accenture Insights Platform will store departmentwide data and allow finance users to conduct real-time analyses.
NSF would rebrand, wield $100B for strategic tech research under Schumer bill
The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would rename the agency the National Science and Technology Foundation to fit an expanded mission.
Four years in the making, the Federal Data Service is finally coming
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.
Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting
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.
Foreign IT subcontractor had improper access to Commerce system, audit says
Commerce sent sensitive data from a document management system to a Canada-based subcontractor with "unvetted foreign nationals," according to a new IG report.
NOAA partners with 3 big cloud providers to disperse environmental data
The data now available can be used by researchers to predict and respond to natural disasters in real time or forecast retail sales.