Education Department is getting ‘smarter’ about hiring, training data scientists
The department is crafting its first data-focused workforce plan with an emphasis on professional development.
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.
GAO says AI oversight framework will help in continuously monitoring agencies
Federal officials have floated the possibility of the AI framework functioning like a scorecard for agencies. The GSA's Taka Ariga says it needs "practical" principles if it's going to work.
Industry pushes agencies on automating data governance under Federal Data Strategy
Software companies want the Federal Data Strategy Year 2 action plan to mandate agencies use platforms like the ones they offer to address their data duplication, integration and privacy challenges.
Data Coalition makes 10 data recommendations for next White House
The list begins with refocusing the Federal Data Strategy on core priorities like pandemic response.
Committee creating the Federal Data Service to finally meet
Meetings have been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, which could become the focus of the committee's early data pilot projects.