Tag Archives: Commerce Department

Ron Thompson on NASA’s Data Resources, Implementation of National Data Strategy

Ron Thompson, chief data officer at NASA, told Government Matters in a video interview posted Monday how the agency leverages data to support its missions. He discussed NASA’s data resources and how the agency executes the Office of Management and Budget’s National Data Strategy based on those resources.

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FirstNet, EDA, NIST Launch Disaster Response Competition

Three agencies within the Department of Commerce have commenced a contest on disaster response and public safety technologies. The First Responder Network Authority said Thursday it joined the Economic Development Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to launch the Accelerate R2 Network Challenge.

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Nazak Nikakhtar Steps Down From Role as Acting Undersecretary of Industry, Security

Nazak Nikakhtar, acting undersecretary of industry and security, has announced she is stepping down from her role, Reuters reported Friday. The executive will return to her other position as assistant secretary of commerce for industry and analysis, a role through which she supports policy activities on trade and national security.

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