Census Bureau

Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Labor needs new data collection methods tracking the issue, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Census Bureau touts ‘successful’ test of internet self-response, other 2020 innovations

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

"The big takeaway from the 2018 census test is that all of our systems deployed and integrated effectively," Albert E. Fontenot, Jr., associate director for decennial census programs said Monday.

Here are the GIS tools that will support the 2020 census

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The Census Bureau plans to use GIS-enabled tools to find where citizens live, encourage them to respond to the census and record their responses.

GAO report: 2020 census isn’t out of the woods yet

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

"The Bureau continues to face significant challenges and risks in its efforts to manage the schedules, contracts, costs, and cybersecurity of its 2020 Census systems."

Census Bureau details cybersecurity protections for 2020 count

by Carten Cordell • 9 months ago

With the bureau preparing to make signification leaps in its technology for the 2020 count, agency officials are seeking to allay concerns about how citizen data will be protected.

Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

Nearly a dozen officials write that Americans deserve to know that the systems and technical protocols the Census Bureau is employing to collect and store information about them are not putting that information at risk.

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