A task force composed of public and private stakeholders recommend federal regulators stand up an unmanned aerial vehicle registration process that is simple to use, free and only required of drones over a certain weight.
The Office of Personnel Management wants subject matter experts at federal agencies to help it revise the classification and qualification standards for the Public Affairs occupational series — a federal job description that has not been updated since its issuance in 1981.
The General Services Administration Nov. 16 launched a refreshed website that the agency says is more user friendly and compatible with mobile devices.
A proposed rule spearheaded by the Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to change the methodology currently used to identify the entities receiving federal awards like grants and contracts.
A recent report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the technology transfer activities of federal laboratories reveals some encouraging statistics.
More agencies are making the grade when it comes to providing the public with easily understandable information, the 2015 Federal Plain Language Report Card finds.
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.
In 2015 federal agencies became more customer centric, with a focus on improving customer service as a cross-agency priority goal, digital services, mobility and leveraging big data; however, 2016 could be less homogenous, says Forrester Research.
Homeland Security Department Secretary Jeh Johnson issued a lengthy statement Nov. 11 outlining how the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is turning around a troubled records digitization program.
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.