Data Foundation

OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again

by • 3 months ago

The nearly two-year vacancy has seen every Evidence Act regulatory action fall behind schedule.

Federal CDOs seek further guidance from OMB on Federal Data Strategy reporting requirements

by • 4 months ago

A new report from the Data Foundation and Grant Thornton identifies a need for clearer guidance on when information must be communicated to the executive branch.  

Dataset demands and remote leadership among top challenges for CDOs during pandemic

by • 5 months ago

Advisers describe new difficulties faced by CDOs over the last 18 months.

Experts urge OMB to ensure agencies budget for evidence-based policymaking

by • 6 months ago

OMB acknowledges that agencies need resources to make evaluation a 'central function'.

Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership

by • 9 months ago

Chief data officers, statistical officials and evaluation officers have mostly been designated and are collaborating on councils, according to one OMB official.

Long-term success eludes federal CDOs, survey says

by • 1 year ago

Significant financial and leadership barriers must be addressed in order for CDOs to fulfill their duties like data governance.