Report Offers Suggestions for Open Data Implementation

Report Offers Suggestions for Open Data Implementation

Agencies will need to address cultural and technical challenges to implement policies on open data and better data governance, and also will need the right tools and practices to effectively bring those policies into reality, according to a report released today by the Data Foundation and Deloitte.

FDA And Department of Defense amongst Two Govt. Entities Using Blockchain

FDA And Department of Defense amongst Two Govt. Entities Using Blockchain

new report titled “Bringing Blockchain into Government: A Path Forward for Creating Effective Federal Blockchain Initiatives” was released on Monday, June 10. The report details some blockchain initiatives by top federal government departments.

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New Report “Bringing Blockchain Into Government” Aims to Assist Federal Government with DLT Apps

New Report “Bringing Blockchain Into Government” Aims to Assist Federal Government with DLT Apps

The research piece titled “Bringing Blockchain Into Government: A Path Forward for Creating Effective Federal Blockchain Initiatives” seeks to chart out a POA that will allow immutable ledgers to be used within existing government agencies that follow a “set procedure with a predetermined level of consistency and a low level of agility”.

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44% of European Healthcare Organizations Have Never Heard of Blockchain: IDC Survey

44% of European Healthcare Organizations Have Never Heard of Blockchain: IDC Survey

Yesterday, the research firm Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton released a report examining the feasibility of blockchain implementation by various industries in order to assist the United States federal government in what fields the tech should be used.

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NARA Considers Blockchain to Verify Records Amid Rise in Deepfake Videos

NARA Considers Blockchain to Verify Records Amid Rise in Deepfake Videos

The successful rollout of HHS Accelerate was highlighted in a report from the Data Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton on federal adoption of blockchain. The report also notes the Food and Drug Administration has experimented with blockchain to share sensitive information on cancer patients with researchers.

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The Important Lessons of Federal Blockchain Projects

The Important Lessons of Federal Blockchain Projects

Interagency data sharing and employee education are critical tenets of successful blockchain projects at the federal level, said panelists currently working on such projects during the “Bringing Blockchain into Government” event at Booz Allen Hamilton June 10.

[via Federal Times]

Report: White House Should Promote Blockchain with the Federal Data Strategy

Report: White House Should Promote Blockchain with the Federal Data Strategy

Though blockchain “is not a panacea” to the numerous data-related challenges that face government, in some cases it could help encourage agencies to more willingly share information with one another, according to the Data Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton.

[via Nextgov]

When Should Government Use Blockchain?

When Should Government Use Blockchain?

The Data Foundation and consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton released a report today on Federal uses of blockchain. The Data Foundation highlighted the report as further evidence of the need for more open data in government, because of its ability to enable more blockchain projects.

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