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big data

Reza Ghanadan: DARPA Aims to Create Mathematical Models for Complex Data Analysis

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a program to build new computer-based mathematical tools for correlating big data across many scientific disciplines. DARPA ...
Reginald Brothers

Reginald Brothers Maps Out Turnaround Strategy for DHS’ Science, Tech Org

Reginald Brothers Reginald Brothers, undersecretary for science and technology at the Department of Homeland Security, has outlined a turnaround plan that includes eliminating duplicative ...
AnneRung

Senate Confirms Anne Rung as OFPP Administrator

Anne Rung was approved by the Senate on a voice vote Thursday to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Rung has served ...
forensic evidence

NIST Forensics Org Seeks Members for Digital Evidence Subcommittee

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has established a subcommittee dedicated to digital evidence under the Organization of Scientific Area Committees as the institute ...
David Bray

David Bray: FCC Starts Website Design, Usability, Content Revamp

David Bray The Federal Communications Commission has begun consulting with industry experts on how to enhance the design, usability and content of the FCC.gov website. Through a revamp ...
Sylvia Matthews Burwell

HHS Pours $60M into Navigator Grants to Boost HIM Enrollment; Sylvia Matthews Burwell Comments

Sylvia Matthews Burwell The Department of Health and Human Services will award navigator grants amounting to $60 million in a bid to help more Americans enroll in affordable health ...
Henry-Cuellar

Rep. Henry Cuellar Adds Performance-Budget Link Language in Bill

Rep. Henry Cuellar Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) has introduced new language to a bill he authored that requires agencies to base their budget proposals on performance measures in fiscal ...
fbi headquarters

GSA to Conduct Environmental Surveys for FBI Consolidation Project

The General Services Administration will hold public scoping forums to identify potential environmental issues that may arise when the agency consolidates FBI offices into a new headquarters. GSA ...
Securities and Exchange Commission

Victor Valdez Joins SEC Enforcement Division as COO; Andrew Ceresney Comments

Victor Valdez, formerly deputy director of strategic planning and corporate programs for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.‘s corporate university, has joined the Securities ...
James-Olds

James Olds Joins NSF Biological Sciences Directorate; France Cordova Comments

James Olds Interdisciplinary researcher James Olds has joined the National Science Foundation as assistant director of the Directorate for Biological Sciences, NSF announced Wednesday. The ...