U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
USPTO’s CIO on why scalability matters during a crisis
Jamie Holcombe says today’s crisis proves the importance of scalable services. To respond effectively to future events leaders need to review their service contracts.
Patent and Trademark CIO wants IT staffers to pick their product teams
The goals including fostering a culture of ownership and improving productivity. Contractors could fill holes on teams, CIO Jamie Holcombe says.
USPTO expands use of machine learning with $50M contract
The Patent and Trademark Office plans to pilot tools that will expedite applications and requests, predict fraudulent transactions and reduce backlogs.
How one data-driven agency — the Census Bureau — found extra value in machine learning
The bureau is piloting ML that flags valuable information employees may not have even been searching for originally.
Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting
Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.
Faster patents require faster IT and contracting, and USPTO’s CIO has goals in place
“We were stifling innovation at the agency for innovation," said the agency's Procurement Systems Division chief.