There are many government agencies with interesting and important missions you may never have heard of, including hurricane hunting and biodiversity banks.
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Adam Zeimet, Branch Chief for ICAM at the Agriculture Department, has been with the program since it started. It’s evolved since then to support more than 120,000 employees and 750,000 public users. He talked to GovLoop about central considerations to ICAM at the agency.
The Agriculture Department’s process for implementing federally mandated IT reforms in many ways is a model for institutionalizing change at an agency.
Everything you eat is regulated by a government agency. The question is, which one?
USDA has a secret superhero identity that many people don’t know about: a powerhouse of research scientists.
Oftentimes, people feel hindered – not helped – by government at all levels, and their discontent with the public sector is the product of unpleasant customer experiences (CX).
GovLoop hosted a panel Wednesday afternoon about the shared burden agencies face in IT modernization and the best steps agencies can take going forward.
The partial government shutdown caused the early disbursement of food stamp payments amid concerns about funding shortages.
Codified in the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) offers agencies parcels of money – that over time have to be repaid – to rebuild their cyber and technology systems.
The MGT Act has revamped national efforts to upgrade IT systems, but there remain fundamental questions about the government’s role in technology.