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DHS vows greater transparency, evidence building under new statistics office

The new office aims to bring more transparency and evidence-based decision-making to DHS, but it will require the buy-in of the department’s many components.

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State Department aims to build on open-source effort to track war crimes in Ukraine

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From IT to workforce to CX, agencies must justify their investments decisions in 2024

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Agencies advised to think ahead when working PMA goals into strategic plans

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How agencies are actually using data and data science to evaluate programs

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Advisory panel outlines how agencies can meet ‘open data by default’ goal

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EPA’s Evidence Act officer honored for using data in program evaluation

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OMB memo elevates evidence-building as ‘need-to-have,’ evaluation experts say

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Federal CDOs still lack clarity around responsibilities, report finds

Most federal chief data officers have experience with their organizations, but that doesn’t always mean they know where they stand.

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FILE- In this July 8, 2020 file photo, Eric Antosh has a nasal swab taken by a nurse at a COVID-19 testing site in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York broke a COVID-19 testing record Friday, July 31, 2020, by conducting 82,737 tests, the highest number ever conducted in a single day in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Saturday in a written statement. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Lawmakers hope to secure more funding for NIH’s coronavirus efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group of senators is pushing for more funding for the National Institutes of Health.

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Government cyber incidents continue downward trend

In today’s Federal Newscast, the number of cybersecurity incidents across government is down for a second straight year.

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