A medical worker, left, tests a man for COVID-19 in a set up for rapid new coronavirus testing in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The Austrian government has moved to restrict freedom of movement for people, in an effort to slow the onset of the COVID-19 disease and the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Pandemic Response Accountability Committee flags gaps in federal data sources

In today’s Federal Newscast, a report by the MITRE Corporation found 16 key concerns with the quality and accuracy of data available to the PRAC.

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Predictive analytics being used to spot missing, suspicious payments for agencies

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Once only a possibility, the power of data science beginning to take shape in government

Alan Jacobson, chief data and analytics officer at Alteryx, recently joined Federal News Network to discuss how to provide more data access to more people.

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How to make data a resource for every mission

There are ways agencies can institutionalize change and take more advantage of data.

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In new book, former Gov. O’Malley makes case for tracking performance with 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.

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