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.
OMB seeks new chief statistician
The position, overseeing the federal government’s decentralized statistical system, has been filled in an acting capacity since January.
Census Bureau launches surveys, data hub to track coronavirus impacts
The Household and Small Business pulse surveys fill COVID-19 data gaps, and the bureau may begin mapping the new statistics as early as May.
Data Foundation report reveals overwhelming optimism about the state of open data
Data standardization, sharing and use has improved in the past year and will continue on this upward trajectory, expert interviewees say.