FriYAY Quick Hits
Annual human capital reviews are coming and agencies have to show progress meeting the administration’s workforce, tech and data priorities. (Hello, White Paper Alert!)
The House Committee tasked with modernizing congress has 12 newly appointed members, an initial $50,000 budget (through March), and less than one year to issue recommendations. There's little doubt that Congress must invest in its own brain power and modernize its technology. (Sourced: The First Branch Forecast)
Federal Officials Want Public Input on Election Tech Requirements. The Election Assistance Commission on Friday unanimously agreed to release the latest iteration of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines for public comment. The updated standards, which provides a thorough blueprint for testing the reliability, accuracy, and security of election equipment, are scheduled to post in the Federal Register within the next week, according to EAC. The public will have 90 days to respond.
Mar 21. NSWCDD Industry Day.
Mar 26. NAWCAD Industry Day.
Mar 27 - 28. HHS/OCTO 2019 Health Datapalooza.
April 3. HHS/NIH/NCI Primes Meet Subs Event.
April 17. DOL Vendor Outreach Session.
PowerUp Technology, a financial tech startup, has raised $5.6M in equity funding from 12 investors. The company, founded in 2016, employs AI to simplify financial services such as loan applications and focuses on traditionally underserved communities.
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