Margaret Weichert, the number two leader at the Office of Management and Budget, is leaving government for the private sector, she confirmed to Federal News Network.
According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”
In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration’s Inspector General found that all 11 of the child care centers it audited failed to meet minimum federal security standards.
Margaret Weichert, the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, said the plan carries weight for every federal employee.
The Data Coalition said the new strategy was influenced by the Foundations for Evidence Based Policymaking Act, and will make federal data more accessible.
Federal agencies will face a slew of New Year’s resolutions in 2020, now that the Trump administration has released the final draft of its Federal Data Strategy.
Federal Statistician Nancy Potok will retire from her leadership job at the Office of Management and Budget after a busy year coordinating the rollout of the Trump administration’s policies on data-driven decision-making.
The Census Bureau will soon select 50 employees to participate in the program’s first cohort, which will begin coursework in January.
In today’s Federal Newscast, acquisition authorities have made a proposed rule final, to keep phony parts out of systems the government buys.
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.