Oct 28 2014

5 Facts About Federal IT

Federal agencies are embracing digital data, online services and other Web-based platforms that can save them time and money. Here's a look at five interesting facts pertaining to federal IT:

816 hours

Average annual productivity gain for federal fieldworkers, thanks to real-time access to information

SOURCE: MeriTalk, "The Drive to Thrive: Ensuring the Agile Data Center," August 2014


Number of citizen-developed applications that have been built using data from Data.gov

SOURCE: Office of Management and Budget, "FY 2013 Annual Report to Congress: E-Government Act Implementation," March 2014

22 million

Average number of visits each month to USAJobs.gov

SOURCE: Office of Personnel Management


The number of federal organizations using GitHub, the government's code-hosting website