Monthly Archives: July 2011

Using Census Bureau Technology to Help

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The Census Bureau is at its best when it develops new techniques and technology to improve its own processes. Whenever we see a good opportunity to share the techniques, we do. The U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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Tracking the Economy, Adapting to the Changing IT Infrastructure of American Business

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Our name, the Census Bureau, suggests only the decennial census of population to many. However, we have more individual statistical programs that measure the economy than those measuring the population. From the Census Bureau, the … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Budget Cuts

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I have devoted much of this blog over the last two years to discussions about how the taxpayers who finance federal statistical findings can evaluate the quality of our work. Federal statistics play a critical … Continue reading

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Devotion in the Hardest of Times

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Written by: Director Robert Groves As a recent post noted, we have decided that the Census Bureau can take advantage of new management technologies, improve the supervision of interviewers, and reduce management costs by closing six of the twelve regional … Continue reading

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