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On the Road in Alaska

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Written by: John H. Thompson Last week I wrote about the series of tribal consultation meetings that the U.S. Census Bureau is holding across the country. These consultations are one aspect of our preparations for the 2020 Census, just like … Continue reading

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Update on the Census Bureau’s IT Security Incident

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Written by: John H. Thompson Earlier this week, the Census Bureau experienced an attack to gain access to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, which is housed on an externally facing IT system that contains non-confidential information, such as names of the … Continue reading

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FY 2016 Is a Critical Year for the Reengineered 2020 Census

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Written by: John H. Thompson Over the past few years, the Census Bureau has devoted substantial resources to researching new methods and technologies to reengineer the 2020 Census . The smart use of technology will keep the headcount quick, easy … Continue reading

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Using Technology and Innovation to Reengineer Our Surveys and Data

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Written by: John H. Thompson At the U.S. Census Bureau, we’re researching ways to use technology to transform the way we do business. Not only will this transformation keep our censuses and surveys quick, easy, and secure, it will reverse … Continue reading

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Improving Your Access to U.S. Census Bureau Data: Two New Features on Census.gov

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Written by: John H. Thompson Recently, we rolled out two exciting new features on Census.gov — a better search engine and a new version of QuickFacts. Since the launch of Census.gov in 1994, the Internet has changed a lot. In … Continue reading

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