After seven years of work, the National Institute of Justice is expected to publish by March 2016 a device standard for offender tracking systems. The technology, known as OTS, allows an individual to be monitored via hardware, such as an ankle cuff, that sends signals via GPS.
The General Services Administration is using data science to address its human capital management challenges, said Paul Tsagaroulis, director of GSA's Human Capital Analytics Division.
A recent report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the technology transfer activities of federal laboratories reveals some encouraging statistics.
The National Institutes of Health on Nov. 18 announced several new grant opportunities totaling $72 million to support the Obama administration's Precision Medicine Initiative in fiscal 2016.
Data security controls are lacking in a new Storage-as-a-Service approach at the Internal Revenue Service, a new report found.
The Treasury Department Nov. 10 unveiled an open beta version of its USASpending.gov site, which serves as the government's hub for federal spending data.
Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott plans to issue updated data center consolidation guidelines to agency CIOs in the coming months.
The treasury departments of the United Kingdom and United States partnered with financial services firms Nov. 12 to conduct a joint cyber incident response exercise.
The Commerce Department Nov. 9 announced the launch of the Commerce Data Service, a startup within the office of the secretary, which will encourage the sharing of data for economic growth and innovation.
The Internal Revenue Service has improved its approach to identifying and detecting business identity theft, but a new report found that it still has more to do.