Federal CIO Suzette Kent said in an exclusive interview that new federal data strategy helps build a mature, healthy and secure data sharing foundation.
In order for agencies to get a better understanding of what’s expected from them under the Evidence Act, OMB soon expects to release guidance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, A bipartisan pair of lawmakers want to give some federal employees a new retirement flexibility.
Having data behind which programs work and which don’t can make some tough budget decisions at TSA go a little more smoothly.
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.
The Trump administration is asking for 2020 funding for IT modernization at both for governmentwide and specific agency needs.
Amid a push to make government data more accessible, the Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service is moving away from structured data silos in favor of an open “data lake” approach.
While agency IT officials recognize the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act and OPEN Government Data Act present opportunities to get more value out of their data, they also see challenges in preparing the workforce to manage all that data.
The new law requires agencies to appoint a chief evaluation officer, whose job will involve asking key questions about the effectiveness of agency programs, and finding ways to measure their effectiveness.
Robert Shea and Robert Hahn, members of the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, offer six ideas for agencies to begin taking advantage of new evidence-based policymaking law.