U.S. Census Bureau

‘Significant work’ remains for Census to address IT, cybersecurity ahead of 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The bureau has processes in place to identify cybersecurity weaknesses, but it needs to be sure to implement fixes too.

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months 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.

Sen. Mike Enzi has some IT questions for the new head of Census

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

Enzi wants to know about the Bureau's back-up plans in case of a cyberattack, among other things.

In filling IT acquisition jobs, agency leaders want a new kind of hybrid

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

Agency leaders are also looking to upgrade the role of their acquisition officials for the 21st century.

Here’s what year two of Coding it Forward’s Civic Digital Fellowship looks like

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

This summer the program is looking to establish itself firmly within the federal government's "innovation family."

The Census Bureau has a new online tool for predicting low response areas

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The Response Outreach Area Mapper updates a previously paper-based process.

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