The Census Bureau’s efforts to get a snapshot of conditions under the pandemic comes a few weeks after calls for Congress to fund a “robust data infrastructure” under the CARES Act went unheeded.
The Office of Management and Budget will soon launch a reskilling pilot aimed at bringing the federal workforce up to speed on data science skills.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an IG report said the FBI’s current notification system lacks complete and reliable data, making it harder for the agency to determine whether all cyber-crime victims had been informed.
Just days after President Donald Trump named her the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, Margaret Weichert, also the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, outlined some of her top priorities in the new role.
Treasury’s Christina Ho leaves behind a legacy of data transparency.
The Grant Reporting Efficiency and Assistance Transparency Act expands on the DATA Act’s standardized federal spending reports.
Five months after the DATA Act rollout, agencies are able to look back on lessons learned and what the future holds for standardized federal spending reports.
The government has made progress in opening up its vast stores of data and getting it to flow. But, as it approaches 2017, it still has lots of data on paper or in formats that aren’t machine-readable. So the work continues. In fact, the Data Foundation holds its fourth annual Data Transparency summit this month, and the White House itself will participate. Data Foundation imterim president Hudson Hollister joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.