DATA Act

Agencies urged to improve quality of spending data despite ‘higher’ ratings

by • 5 months ago

The DATA Act ordered 51 OIGs to evaluate how agencies are handling spending data. Thirty-seven of them gave good marks.

USASpending.gov data improving, but limitations remain, GAO says

by • 1 year ago

USASpending.gov should do a better job disclosing known limitations to data in a transparent way to users, GAO found.

Small agencies challenged using shared service providers for DATA Act submissions

by • 1 year ago

But agencies and SSPs are taking steps to alleviate any issues.

OMB could improve documented governance for DATA Act reporting, GAO says

by • 2 years ago

A clear process will be key to the continued success of the cross-agency initiative.

For government to capitalize on its data, officials say it should be user-friendly

by • 2 years ago

Recent laws have strengthened the government’s data transparency, but the true utility of agencies' information lies in its ability to be shared, officials said.

GREAT Act gets another chance in 2019

by • 2 years ago

The open data taxonomy bill is back after time ran out on it in the Senate in the 115th Congress.

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