Chief Data Officers Council
Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022
Reissuing a national data strategy, launching a national secure data service and giving chief data officers $50 million also made the Data Coalition's open letter.
USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days
The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.
GSA releases finalized federal data skills catalog and ethics framework
The living documents will guide agencies in developing data management competencies and officials in making ethical decisions.
OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says
In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.
OMB calls for Federal Data Strategy detailees for agencies
Detailees will work with their agencies' chief data officers to implement the 2020 FDS Action Plan and develop one for 2021.
Federal Data Strategy working group advises agencies on assessing employees’ data skills
The new playbook is designed to support action 4 of the strategy's 2020 Action Plan: "establishing the strategic approach to recruit and develop talent."