On Monday, June 10, the Data Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton released a joint report titled Bringing Blockchain Into Government: A Path Forward for Creating Effective Federal Blockchain Initiatives.
Today, the Data Foundation and Data Coalition Boards of Directors are delighted to announce Nick Hart, Ph.D., as the organizations’ new Interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) respectively.
The Data Foundation and Grant Thornton Public Sector today released the third edition of The State of the Union of Open Data, which draws on 33 in-depth interviews with senior government and private-sector leaders. This year’s report surveyed leaders in the open data world about the current landscape of in three categories: data standardization, publication and sharing, and use.
On December 5, 2018, the Data Foundation and Workiva (NYSE:WK) released the report, Transparent State and Local Financial Reporting: The Case for an Open Data CAFR, which recommends that state and local governments publish Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) as open data.
Today the Data Foundation and MorganFranklin Consulting released Transforming Federal Grant Reporting: Current Challenge, Future Vision. The report reviews technical and cultural challenges facing grant management communities in the context of data quality improvements in the federal government and presents potential solutions.
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There’s nothing that unites civic technologists quite like the blockchain. More than any other emerging technology, perhaps, blockchain is the butt of so many jokes. It’s a poster child for hype, shiny object syndrome and government tech solutionism.
In June, research firm Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton released a report examining the feasibility of blockchain implementation by the United States federal government.
As previously reported by Cointelegraph, research organization Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton recently published a report on successful blockchain solutions in government
Although cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are not supported by most governments, ignoring the underlying technology, blockchain, is not a wise move. This sentiment was confirmed by Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton in a report.
Per a report by the Data Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton, “As the federal government moves forward in developing a federal data strategy, consideration can be given to how blockchain might enable better recognizing data as a strategic asset for the government.”
[via GoodTimes Nations]