Category Archives: Digital Transformation

Changing the Way We Do Business

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Written by John H. Thompson Since 1790, we have collected the data that tell America’s story—about our people, places and economy. However, as technology changes, we are updating our processes at every level, including how we best deliver the resulting … Continue reading

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2014: Now is the Time for Change

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Written by John H. Thompson  As I begin my first calendar year as director, I am laying out priorities and looking at what is on the horizon for 2014. This is a big year for us, with key milestones in … Continue reading

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The Story of the Census Bureau’s Newly Updated America’s Economy Mobile App

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg Each month, homebuilders, job creators and policy-makers watch economic indicators, such as employment and new residential construction, to see how the U.S. economy is doing. When the America’s Economy app launched last summer, for the first … Continue reading

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Know the Population, Every Minute, Every Day

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg New Population Clock Now Embeddable and Shareable Every 14 seconds, the U.S. Census Bureau’s population clock ticks upward. If you have ever wondered how many people are in the United States or the world, you need … Continue reading

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How Do You Access our Statistics?

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg Last summer, we launched our first application programming interface (also known as an API), and this week we have made it even more useful. Now three decades worth of statistics about America’s people, their … Continue reading

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