The Freedom of Information Act is a vital tool for government transparency. But skyrocketing requests call for a streamlined process.
Posts Tagged: standards
It is never too early to think about how to plan for performance appraisal success, especially in a virtual world.
A recent Pew Research Center report shows that many Americans think the U.S. is prepared to handle a cyberattack, but recent federal reports show there’s work to be done.
Basic standards are the foundation to build more effective and innovative federal services for the future.
Want to know the weather? There’s an app for that. Want to know how long the TSA security line is at the airport? There’s an app for that, too! Blog Co-Author: Susan Wedge, IBM vice president for mobile In 2012, President Obama’s digital government plan ordered federal agencies to create at least two mobile apps. Read… Read more »
Whether you’re a stickler for standards or not, the U.S. federal cloud computing market is better off because of them. Thanks to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), there are now baseline requirements for securing cloud products and services in use governmentwide. But the work doesn’t end after an agency finds a FedRAMP-compliant vendor.Read… Read more »
Savvy leaders know that it is important to not only know what and how you are doing, but for your key stakeholders to know, as well. . . . . Information technology has made possible the availability of real-time data and the tools to display that data, such as dashboards, scorecards, and heat maps. ThisRead… Read more »
One of the best things I’ve read recently is Grant Vergottini’s Imagining Government Data in the 21st Century where he lists and then explains seven characteristics of “data transparency”: The data must be available. The data must be provided in such a way that it is accessible and understandable by the widest possible audience. TheRead… Read more »
IJIS Institute event will focus on Information sharing and safeguarding national standards Ashburn, VA (November 6, 2013). The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission‐critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—is pleased to announce that geographic information systems (GIS) industry leader Esri will be the Platinum Sponsor of the Institute’s signatureRead… Read more »
Forum explores corrections information sharing and standards Ashburn, VA (October 22, 2013). The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission‐critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—recently convened its first Corrections Technology Forum at the Crystal Gateway Marriot in Arlington, Virginia. Attending the inaugural Corrections Technology Forum were nearly 100 executives fromRead… Read more »