OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again
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
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
Advisers describe new difficulties faced by CDOs over the last 18 months.
Experts urge OMB to ensure agencies budget for evidence-based policymaking
OMB acknowledges that agencies need resources to make evaluation a 'central function'.
Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership
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
Significant financial and leadership barriers must be addressed in order for CDOs to fulfill their duties like data governance.