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CDO Council sees administration’s equity goals increase demand for data

Chief data officers are relatively new additions to most agencies, but the Biden administration sees them as an essential part of some of its top priorities.

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A man wearing a mask walks past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Wednesday is Census Day, the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count, as the U.S. is almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus, but census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Census Bureau receives ’emergency’ approval to conduct pandemic survey

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Helpful guidance or ‘bureaucratic abuse?’ Implementation is key for Trump’s new executive orders

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IG: Still more OPM can do to improve cybersecurity standards

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general assesses what the agency has done to improve its cybersecurity controls…

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Patricia LakeTom Temin

Skeletal government needs meat on its bones

It takes people, people with knowledge, skill and planning to get new plans through government.

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White House provides guidance on ‘one in, two out’ plan

In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the White House issues guidance to regulatory agencies on how to carry out one of the administration’s first executive orders.

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