The Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation sees itself as a catalyst among agencies, one that is “thinking about the future.”
According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”
Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed his new book on performance management, “Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age,” which makes a case not only for using performance metrics but also a primer for government leaders.
More than three years into the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act, the U.S. Agency for International Development has managed to be meet all of its requirements.
Greg Garcia, the deputy CIO and chief data officer for the Army, and Eileen Vidrine, the Air Force’s CDO, are finding ways to increase the value of data that is leading to better decisions and cost savings.
The Data Coalition said the new strategy was influenced by the Foundations for Evidence Based Policymaking Act, and will make federal data more accessible.
When the Defense Department pulled down public availability of records from discharge review boards, that raised a lot of hackles among veterans.
Given GSA Administrator Emily Murphy’s goal of transparency, the Coalition for Government Procurement says it was surprised by the recent disappearance of GSA’s online staff directory from the agency’s website.
The federal government is making strides with the OPEN Government Data Act, which demonstrates the critical role data plays in future innovation.
If agencies don’t have the integrated, trusted, accessible data that they need to meet mission objectives, projects and success will be at risk.
The DATA Act requires federal agencies to report spending data in specified formats, all in service of greater financial transparency.
What good is web page on federal housing assistance if no one can find it? That was the question raised in this year’s Federal Report Card from the Center for Plain Language.
Former White House controller Dave Mader provides highlights of detailed advice for agencies on coping with the requirements of two new transparency laws.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is looking to make it easier for agencies to submit their annual Freedom of Information Act reports required by law.