The Freedom of Information Act is essential to government transparency and accountability. Its next challenge is adapting to requests for new media.
Posts Tagged: Information
Thinking outside the normal and expected confines of our jobs isn’t easy to do. It takes deliberate actions and activities to open a pathway to true innovative thinking.
A little bit of technical debt can sometimes be strategic, but keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t get out of hand. And as always, plan ahead.
Information governance incorporates the policies, controls and information lifecycle management processes that agencies need to control cost and risk.
I give up. You win. I know I’m missing something, and I’m jealous of how you make it work and still get things done. How do you do it? There is just too much information to consume: emails, news sites, social media apps, and even GovLoop posts. I turned to some previous blogs to get help,Read… Read more »
In war, there is quite a difference between the crude methods of indiscriminate destruction of weapons of mass destruction and a well trained sniper on a well-funded, precisely planned mission. WMDs leave mess everywhere, make it clear to everyone something big happened and are more about fear than accomplishing specific goals. In cyber war, theRead… Read more »
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain. William James To information security professionals, having a strong chain of policy, practice and architecture is indeed, life. The human factor is always the weakest link in any information security program. Why is that? People are our greatest asset!Read… Read more »
Do you know where your money is being spent in the government? Now you will. Legislation mandating detailed reporting on federal spending passed the House Monday and is heading for President Obama’s signature. The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act —also called the DATA Act —would expand agency transparency requirements to include spending data for allRead… Read more »
For more coverage on the DATA Act, please be sure to listen to an interview Hudson Hollister, executive director of the Data Transparency Coalition on the DorobekINSIDER. Last week transparency activists got a big win, as the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2061, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013 (DATA Act). The SenateRead… Read more »
Article Posted on behalf of Vo Ballard of Cask, LLC. – If the word ‘governance’ sounds like a high level concept that is only applicable to high level managers, chances are you may be missing the cornerstone of a framework that guides and directs the why and how your organization conducts business. If you thinkRead… Read more »