Biden promises federal website for finding COVID-19 vaccines on May 1
Currently VaccineFinder.org, which works with the CDC, is the best resource for finding vaccination sites but only in a handful of states.
CDC wants a cloud platform to centralize COVID-19 testing data
The agency issued an RFI looking for companies or organizations that could provide a cloud-based capability to centralize testing data for the pandemic.
How the U.S. Digital Service is helping during the coronavirus pandemic
The USDS has some team members embedded in the White House Coronavirus Task Force and is pitching in at the state and local levels, among other things.
Inside Palantir’s work with the CDC, HHS to synthesize COVID-19 data
Palantir is working with the CDC and HHS to synthesize the disparate data sources related to COVID-19 cases.
Data scientists, HHS cyber team and drone experts among ‘Sammies’ finalists
The nominees included federal employees that used data innovation to track Zika, developed air traffic control systems for drones and mitigated the impact of WannaCry.
People, not dollars, are the barriers to cloud migration, experts say
From the constant talk in Washington of developing a modernization fund, one might think that cost is the major roadblock facing agencies that are trying to ignite cloud migrations. But industry leaders told FedScoop at the Amazon Web Services' re: Invent conference that the real barriers are a lack of leadership and a skills gap on buying and using cloud services.