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Our Highest Priority: Protect and Secure the 2020 Census

by Rod Turk, Acting Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau share an important goal – to ensure the 2020 Decennial Census is safe, secure, and on schedule. Protecting Census Bureau systems as well as the confidentiality and the security of the data we collect is our highest priority. The Department and the Census Bureau work...

Technical Response Unit

What we do The Technical Response Unit (TRU) places mid-career fellows in large complex projects with a simple goal: pick a single problem and assemble the team that will fix it. Our philosophy We believe that program failures do not result from lack of talent, lack of funding, or lack of accountability. Building teams that respond to challenges with creativity and vision is a skill that few...

U.S. Department of Commerce Congratulates Tom Gilman, White House Pick to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Chief Financial Officer

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross congratulated Mr. Tom Gilman after the White House announced their intent to nominate him to be the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gilman has considerable experience as a leader across several industries and as a valued advisor to business leaders around the world. Ms. Lisa Casias, currently...

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Information quality

BILLING CODE: 3510-CW DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Office of the Secretary RIN: 0690-XX07; Docket No. 020430099-2226-02 Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Disseminated Information AGENCY: Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: Section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001...

2018 OHRM, OCR and OGC Joint Conference

On May 2 and 3, 2018, the Office of Human Resources Management, the Office of Civil Rights, and the Office of General Council will hold our first joint conference at the U.S. Census Bureau (directions below). The theme for this conference is Connecting Commerce Services Through Collaborative, Customer Focused Solutions. This event will enable these three communities, which have cross-cutting...

Accessibility policy

The Department of Commerce is committed to providing access to all individuals – with or without disabilities – seeking information on this website. We've built this website to conform to the Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), which requires that all individuals with disabilities (whether federal employees or members of the general public) have access to, and use of...

Helping the American Economy Grow: 2018–2022 Strategic Plan

I’m excited to present the U.S. Department of Commerce’s 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. It sets out the priorities I’ve established for the Department and informs the public about our important work. The Department of Commerce has one overarching purpose: Helping the American Economy Grow. American workers and businesses operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive world. To address these...

Department of Commerce FITARA Actions and Milestones Table - 02-28-2018

Department of Commerce FITARA Action and Milestone Table Updated February 28, 2018 Element Area Milestone Number Actions and Milestones extracted from DOC FITARA Assessment Target Completion Date Status Status Description Not Started, In Progress, Completed, Deferred Describe in detail agency responses to status (e.g. ongoing actions, dependencies, partial milestones). Budget Formulation (A-D) 1...

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

‎The Privacy Shield Framework provides a set of robust and enforceable protections for the personal data of EU individuals. This page includes related statements and fact sheets from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission.