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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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AWS’ Steve Halliwell: State, Local Agencies Eye Cloud Tools for Collaboration

State and local government agencies are turning to cloud computing technologies with the goal of achieving faster application deployments and agility for IT projects, Government Technology reported Wednesday. David Raths reports that the sector has seen many cloud initiatives for operations and public services, as well as sophisticated projects that aim to leverage available tools in …

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McKinsey Report: Open Gov’t Data Part of New Economy

McKinsey & Company projects that freeing up data from seven sectors could generate up to $3 trillion in revenue for companies who rely on government open data to run their business, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes that more than 500 companies, ranging from large corporations to small startups, use open government data …

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Nick Sinai, Peter Levin Discuss Open Data at Panel Discussion

Top technology officials from both the public and private sectors appeared at a recent Politico-hosted event to discuss the open data movement and its applications, Politico reported Wednesday. Jessica Meyers writes that Nick Sinai, the White House’s deputy chief technology officer, highlighted the administration’s effort to make federal data publicly …

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OMB Unveils Data Act Revision Proposals

The Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a marked up version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 that contains several proposed revisions , Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes the revisions focus on financial data standards and publication of information to the USASpending.gov site, as indicated …

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