Margaret Weichert on acting OPM role: ‘I’ve been very graciously welcomed’
Weichert outlined her priorities during a keynote appearance at the Data Foundation's Data Transparency summit.
The Data Coalition is on the hunt for a new executive director
Founder Hudson Hollister plans to step down on Oct. 1.
HHS pilot could change the way government reports on grants spending
A potential bedrock for an open source reporting system already exists in the form of an HHS pilot, a new report says.
How does federal IT culture really get changed? It’s a high-touch process, digital gov leaders say
Bringing federal leaders to events where open data is being used and appreciated makes a "big impression," OMB's Kristen Honey says.
Switch to open data could save companies $10B annually
Following the lead of the Netherlands and Australia, U.S. adoption of standard business reporting could benefit both private companies and federal agencies.
Data Coalition shortens name, launches research foundation
The Data Transparency Coalition, the nonprofit that lobbies for government information to be released in machine-readable format, is shortening its name to the Data Coalition and launching a research arm called the Data Foundation.