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Federal prisons look to improve health care for aging population

by Evan Fallor • 1 month ago

The bureau hopes to implement a platform that can measure population health, regulatory compliance, finances and operational costs.

‘Stingray’ technology use needs better guidelines, House committee says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

The DOJ and DHS spent more than $95 million on the cell-site simulators, and while there are federal policies around their use, state and local law enforcement agencies are deploying them without unified guidelines.

Twitter monitoring tool shies away from government surveillance use

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

Amid concerns over government surveillance of social media, Twitter said social media monitoring company Dataminr is terminating direct access to all fusion center accounts.

Pentagon experiments with open data strategy in new site

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

On the new data.mil, the Defense Digital Service wants to tell stories around DOD databases rather than just throwing them online.

Obama ‘data cabinet’ says close relationship with agency CIOs is crucial

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 months ago

Members of the White House's 'data cabinet' are trying to clarify what they have in common, and eventually they want to determine what chief data officers and data scientists should be doing in government.

Open Government Data Act set for progress in 2017 after Senate passage

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 months ago

The bill would codify and build on federal open data policies put in place during Obama's tenure.

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