DATA Act

Bulk of agencies’ spending data doesn’t fit the DATA Act’s requirements, GAO says

by Carten Cordell • 4 weeks ago

The report found only six of the 24 CFO Act agencies were able to supply “complete, timely, accurate or of quality,” information as part of the DATA Act.

GREAT Act proponents hope for ‘organic’ grants transformation

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

Data standardization could make the grants process more transparent, but there are still a lot of details for agencies to sort through.

Fiscal Service launches new data visualization site based on USAspending.gov

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Data Lab aims to provide a comfortable point of entry to USAspending.gov's wealth of government expenditure data.

Treasury launches a new era for federal spending data

by Joel Gurin and Katarina Rebello • 6 months ago

The Center for Open Data Enterprise has published a report on key takeaways from its recent Roundtable on Innovating with Federal Spending Data.

HHS pilot could change the way government reports on grants spending

by Carten Cordell • 8 months ago

A potential bedrock for an open source reporting system already exists in the form of an HHS pilot, a new report says.

Future DATA Act data submissions could be more complete, GAO says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

The watchdog inspected the "timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and quality" of the data agencies have submitted in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017.