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.
Joe Klimavicz, the Justice Department CIO and chief data officer, said by holding both roles he can take advantage of the different authorities to make significant progress much faster in aggregate across the department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is promising more open communication from the Pentagon.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is not happy about.
In today’s Federal Newscast, news that the USDA will not be paying as much to employees who chose not to move to Kansas City next month has sparked Congressional outrage.
When it comes to sheer volume, there are few federal agencies that come anywhere close to the number of Freedom of Information Act requests US Citizenship and Immigration Services receives.
Last week, the Senate passed the Federal Agency Customer Experience Act, which would make it easier for agencies to gather voluntary customer feedback.