Dr. Nancy PotokDoctor Nancy Potok is co-author of the Data Foundation's proposal for a national data service … and former chief statistician of the United States

Could a national data service help leaders make better decisions?

Leading thinkers have proffered the idea of a national data service. The Data Foundation says it would support the goal of evidence-based decision making.

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OMB adds 4 new action items for agencies to meet next year in finalized Federal Data Strategy

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Federal deputy CIO Graves to move on to private sector

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Chief Statistician Nancy Potok, driving force behind data transformation, to retire by year’s end

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OMB rethinks ‘protected’ or ‘open’ data binary with upcoming Evidence Act guidance

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Where does the Federal Data Strategy go from here? Evidence panel members revisit ideas

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OMB: Evidence Act guidance in 'very last stages' of clearance process

OMB: Evidence Act guidance in ‘very last stages’ of clearance process

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How a ‘culture shift’ at SBA got program offices to embrace evaluations

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Lawmakers mulling evidence-based policymaking to help agencies tell stories with data

Evidence-based policymaking isn’t necessarily to let others look over the shoulders of federal programs, but rather to help those programs succeed.

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Women of Washington: Data science and machine learning in government

New data, technology create an avenue for public and agencies to grow closer together

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Census Bureau offers primer on enterprise risk management

The people-counting agency has learned from some big mistakes. Now, Chief Operating Officer Nancy Potok shares some lessons with Federal News Radio.

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