Although advocates for municipal open data claim such policies improve the quality of life for urban residents, quantifying such an impact has proven difficult.
The USPS inspector general's audit is one in a series to see how the Postal Service uses data. The agency's general counsel is responsible for corporate and postal business law as well as legal strategy and policy, the report said.
The report summarizes a debate among participants at a November 19, 2013 workshop hosted by the FTC on the topic as well as other submitted public comments. The discussion was limited to IoT devices sold to or used by consumers, not those in a business-to-business context nor machine-to-machine communications.
The Veterans Affairs Department has taken steps to improve a project management process designed to make sure its IT projects are completed and delivered on time, but an internal audit found that accountability and oversight still need to be strengthened.
A potential gap in weather satellite data – before the next polar-orbiting satellite is launched and operational – could occur sooner and last longer than anticipated.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration continues to face cost overruns and delays in key program milestones as it readies the launch of the first of four next-generation weather satellites next year.
No software exists now that would help the U.S. intelligence community better target and acquire information rather than conduct the bulk collection of electronic communications such as domestic telephone metadata, a National Research Council panel found.
Section 701 within the bill exempts emerging growth and other small companies from using Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, for financial statements and other periodic reporting that is required by the SEC.
The Defense Information Systems Agency Jan. 13 publicly released guidance that updates and codifies enhanced cybersecurity requirements for implementing and hosting cloud computing systems for certain types of sensitive Defense Department data.
A marketing campaign aimed at raising the profile of the Veterans Affairs Department's open source electronic health record is in full swing. The Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture, or VistA, now has a website, Twitter account and LinkedIn group- just as the Defense Department considers a VistA proposal for its new EHR.