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CDO Council looks to ‘blend data’ across agencies to maximize value

The Chief Data Officers Council, barely a year after holding its first meeting, is picking up steam.

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Federal CDOs still lack clarity around responsibilities, report finds

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Former federal CIO Kent reflects on her tenure, accomplishments, biggest frustrations

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

OMB’s Weichert leaving for the private sector

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Next 10 years of federal data decision-making outlined in WH strategy

According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”

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This undated photo provided by the Luz Escamilla Campaign shows Utah lawmaker and Salt Lake City former mayoral candidate Luz Escamilla with her husband Juan Carlos and three of her children, Aileen, Sol and Cielo, in Salt Lake City. She was among the first candidates to use a new Utah law that allows campaign money to be used for childcare. A small but growing number of states are passing similar measures, something that advocates say will allow more women to run for office amid a historic rise in the number of female candidates around the country. (Brandon Cruz/Luz Escamilla Campaign via AP)

Security at child care centers in federal buildings need significant upgrades

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…

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Federal Data Strategy to impact all feds, not just ‘data plans for data wonks’

Margaret Weichert, the Office of Management and Budget’s deputy director for management, said the plan carries weight for every federal employee.

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