Nick Hart

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Dusk settles over the White House in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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

Former federal statistical officials say the memo provides detailed directions for agencies in navigating a major culture change — one that predates…

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

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Nancy Potok

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

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

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OMB’s new strategy gives agencies operational, tactical guide to increasing the value of federal data

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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

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.

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Data Coalition’s new CEO talks legislation to open up federal data

Sound decision making, including federal, is supposed to take evidence based on data into account. The Data Coalition has a new CEO: Nick Hart

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IG: Cyber crime victims waited for up nine months to be notified by the FBI

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.

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