Tags big data

CBP will implement long-mandated biometric exit at airports, official says

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finally addressing the 15-year-old-plus legislative mandate to check the identity of departing foreign visitors using biometrics, CBP Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner said Thursday.

NIH wants ‘real people, real participants’ for precision medicine data program

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

NIH has begun enrolling the first beta testers in its All of Us research program.

VA taps into Energy’s supercomputers for big data project on health

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs will team up to improve health outcomes using supercomputers to process big data on veterans.

HHS secretary equates health IT to ‘burden’ for doctors

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Price advocated Thursday for reducing the burden placed upon physicians and health care providers by information technology otherwise meant to improve their care for patients.

Why the DOD is trying to focus more on software, big data

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

‎The Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office is focusing more on software than hardware, and trying to pivot the department to becoming a data-driven organization, SCO Director Will Roper said Monday at SXSW.

‘All of our federal data assets are currently at risk’ — here’s how people are trying to protect them

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

A group of coders, librarians, scientists, storytellers and others passionate about data came together at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to help preserve federal data some worry could disappear during the Trump administration.