The Commerce Blog

Filters

Jul142016

Image(s) included
Post a comment
Data, you might say, is the innovation currency of the Digital Age.  Data solutions surround us – like when we’re in the backseat of an Uber browsing LinkedIn while the driver uses Waze for the best route while streaming Pandora on the radio.  Every day innovators are using public and private data to dream up and deliver new customer solutions.  And we’re just at the beginning. 

Jul132016

Image(s) included
Post a comment
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Innovation and Operational Efficiency (IOE) program exemplifies operational excellence. Begun in 2010 by former Census Bureau Director Robert Groves, the program has resulted in nearly $46 million in combined savings and cost avoidance to U.S. taxpayers. The idea behind IOE is to leverage employee creativity and innovation toward cost savings and operational efficiency.

Jul082016

Image(s) included
Post a comment
Fun fact: The world’s premier weather watcher, storm chaser and climate monitor – aka, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – gathers enough data every single day to fill the Library of Congress twice. The public also owns countless other terabytes of data that Commerce produces every day: Economic data, from jobs to paychecks to the products and services we make, provide and sell. 

Pages

Bureaus & Offices

Search by organization name or browse the tree below