Bulk of agencies’ spending data doesn’t fit the DATA Act’s requirements, GAO says
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.
The Data Coalition is on the hunt for a new executive director
Founder Hudson Hollister plans to step down on Oct. 1.
Suzette Kent: Data science talent will be the next big need for agencies
With the growth of big data analytics, Kent said increased demand for data science talent could equal or outpace that of cybersecurity in the federal government.
Open source standard bill advances in House, but doesn’t ditch the DUNS
The House Oversight Committee voted to advance a bill for open source-tracking of grant data, but not without a tit-for-tat about its lasting impacts.
OPEN Government Data Act sees a clear path through Congress as part of NDAA
The bill sets the "presumption" that government data should be presented as open and machine-readable data.
DATA Act part two? OMB supports move to common data formats for contractors, grantees
Standardizing federal award data and reporting requirements is an important step in reducing the size of the government, the report states.