New MITRE challenge takes on improper federal payments

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The company is hoping a simple solution can solve a big, costly problem.

Could data be a challenge reward? Intelligence agency official says it’s worth exploring

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Using challenges or competitions to bring non-traditional companies into the fold is now a somewhat familiar tool for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, but its deputy director said Monday the agency is starting to think about how to use its vast quantities of data to drive them.

Art of the innovation challenge: GSA unveils the ultimate design guide

by Jason Shueh • 2 years ago is releasing a Challenges and Prizes Toolkit​ that offers federal agencies — and city and state leaders — the ultimate guide for hosting competitions of their own.

White House: Want data science with impact? Spend ‘a ridiculous amount of time’ with people

by Jason Shueh • 2 years ago

White House Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil met with civic technologists last week at the Code for America Summit to underscore the need for collaborative design and to offer advice on effective data science for government.

Education Department launches virtual reality challenge

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The Department of Education is looking at new ways to deliver educational content to students to prepare them for 21st century skills and careers.

Turner Roth: 18F hears IG’s concerns but isn’t losing long-term vision

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

The General Services Administration digital services team 18F will take the advice of a recent inspector general report to re-evaluate its balance of billable and non-billable work, GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth told FedScoop Thursday.

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