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 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, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have formed a new partnership to uncover potential waste, fraud and abuse among veteran health providers.
Suzette Kent, the federal chief information officer, said agencies have been lining up internal resources all summer to begin tackling the goals of the Federal Data Strategy.
Former White House controller Dave Mader provides highlights of detailed advice for agencies on coping with the requirements of two new transparency laws.
Former Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking members say it’s time for Congress to reconsider recommendations that never got off the ground.
If the government regulates or bans, its best basis is an evidence-driven one.
Stakeholders weighing in on rollout of the data strategy said building a workforce that can keep pace with the scope of the problem and the rate of change in technology stands out as one of the most daunting challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget releases its Circular A-11 update, tasking agencies with showing their progress in complying with new laws and management requirements.