Tag Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Brian McGrath: Census Bureau Adopts Telework Strategies

Emphasis has grown on systems security and field team management tools as telework becomes more accepted as an alternative for federal offices nationwide, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Michael O’Connell writes that at the U.S. Census Bureau, the technology team has been on a campaign to allow its feds to …

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VanRoekel: US Ahead of Schedule in Closing Data Centers

Last year, the White House set a goal to close 800 data centers by the end of 2015. Today the federal chief information officer said it is ahead of schedule for reaching its goal. Steven VanRoekel cited data center closures as means to “[cut] spending on wasteful, underutilized hardware, software …

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Census Bureau: Income Down, Poverty Up

If anyone needed more proof of the country’s economic struggles, the latest report from the Census Bureau should suffice. The bureau’s annual report of statistics on income, poverty and health care statistics for year 2010 paints a bleak picture of the state of the economy. In 2010, real median income …

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Census Reports $1.6 Billion in 2010 Savings

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today it will be returning $1.6 billion in its 2010 Census operations costs. The savings represent 22 percent of 2010 Census costs this fiscal year. “This is a significant accomplishment, and I would like to thank the American public for responding to the census and …

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Census Bureau Launches Google Maps to Track Census Count

The Census Bureau will launch new interactive Google Maps showing initial mail participation rates from the 120 million household that last week received the 2010 Census questionnaires. The collaborative partnership with Google allows communities the ability to track how their area is responding to the once-a-decade count. The Census Bureau …

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