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Video: US Census Bureau Executive Victoria Velkoff discusses data collaboration

“Victoria Velkoff, Associate Director for Demographic Programs at the U.S. Census Bureau, details how the Census Bureau has collaborated with five other agencies to quickly provide data to the government and private sector.” Watch the video here. Source: Working together across agencies on data – June 15, 2020. Government Matters. The post Video: US Census Bureau Executive Victoria Velkoff discusses data collaboration appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GovernmentCIO: VA Improving Transparency of Health Care Staffing Data

“A year after the Department of Veterans Affairs enacted the MISSION Act to improve community care program consolidation, a recent report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) revealed the agency has made significant improvements in the tracking and reporting of Veterans Health Administration staffing and vacancy data.” “Much of the impetus for the […] The post GovernmentCIO: VA Improving Transparency of Health Care Staffing Data appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Video: USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk on mission of Chief Data Officers Council

“Ted Kaouk, Chief Data Officer at the USDA, discusses his role as the chair of the Chief Data Officers Council and the agenda of the institution.” Watch the video here. Source: Priorities of the Chief Data Officers Council – June 14, 2020. Government Matters. The post Video: USDA Chief Data Officer Ted Kaouk on mission of Chief Data Officers Council appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOL taps new Office of Enterprise Data & Analytics leader

Armed with experience gained over almost two decades supporting the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division through a series of progressively responsible roles, this Senior enterprise data leader takes on a new challenge with the Agency. The post DOL taps new Office of Enterprise Data & Analytics leader appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS US Coast Guard awards $6M IT Mission Support task

8(a) Lynxnet (an Akima Company) has been awarded a 4-year, $6M task by the US Coast Guard to provide Requirements Management, Engineering, System Administrative, Data Validation/Analysis, Field Support, C3CEN Lab Support, Network Administration, and Information Assurance. This task was awarded on the GSA 8(a) STARS II contract vehicle and funded by the USCG Office of the Deputy Commandant for Mission […] The post DHS US Coast Guard awards $6M IT Mission Support task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: USCIS pushes potential furlough date for 13,400 employees back to August

“U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is now eyeing August as a possible furlough date for several thousand of its employees — unless Congress steps in with emergency supplemental funding before then.” “A “dramatic decrease in revenue” during the coronavirus pandemic had initially forced the agency to consider furloughs for a large portion of its workforce in July. But USCIS said […] The post Federal News Network: USCIS pushes potential furlough date for 13,400 employees back to August appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: USPTO looks to move RPA bots from employees’ laptops to ‘centralized’...

“Agencies have seen recent IT investments pay dividends during the coronavirus, putting them in a better position than the rest of the government to maximize telework, keeping up with the demand for public-facing services to ensure continuity of operations.” “But as the pandemic increases the volume of work for federal employees to address, agencies fielding robotic process automation, machine learning […] The post Federal News Network: USPTO looks to move RPA bots from employees’ laptops to ‘centralized’ platform appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA CoE recruits Director of Artificial Intelligence from private industry

Kathy McNeill, a technology professional with extensive experience in the convergence of digital, data and artificial intelligence technologies takes on a new role as a Director of Artificial Intelligence with GSA’s IT Modernization Centers of Excellence. In her new role, she will work with Federal agency leaders to define AI and Data capability models, discover opportunities to advance solutions on […] The post GSA CoE recruits Director of Artificial Intelligence from private industry appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Energy Explores the Potential of an Artificial Intelligence Grand Challenge

“The Energy Department’s nascent Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office—or AITO—on Wednesday invited experts from national laboratories, academia, industry and beyond to weigh in on sector-specific grand challenges and partnerships worth pursuing to pioneer radical breakthroughs in AI and bolster U.S. leadership in the tech’s realm.” “In the office’s first request for information, AITO officials asked outside organizations to share insights […] The post Nextgov: Energy Explores the Potential of an Artificial Intelligence Grand Challenge appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Military.com: You Can Now Join VA’s Million Veteran Program Online

“The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that veterans can now join its genetic research study, the Million Veteran Program (MVP) online.” “The program, which began in 2011 is one of the largest programs on genetics and health in the world. It studies how military exposures, lifestyle and genetics affects a person’s health. Currently there […] The post Military.com: You Can Now Join VA’s Million Veteran Program Online appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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