Category Archives: Digital Transformation

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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Introducing Census PoP Quiz, the Census Bureau’s Latest Mobile App

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I’m pleased to announce that the Census Bureau’s newest app is now available. Census PoP Quiz is an interactive mobile application powered by the American Community Survey (ACS), which provides information on over 40 topics for every neighborhood in the … Continue reading

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20 Years of Census.gov

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Written by: John H. Thompson Two decades ago, the World Wide Web was in its infancy compared to today and if you wanted Census Bureau statistics, you had no choice but to go to your local library to look up … Continue reading

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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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