Evidence-based policymaking

The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 16, 2021

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On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers recommendations to improve IT modernization efforts at USAF, the government’s progress on data-driven decision-making and how the Department of Defense is learning to operate under a continuing resolution.

GAO survey of federal managers suggests progress needed on evidence-based policymaking

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One-third of respondents reported using evidence to inform the public about a program’s performance.

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

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

Agencies get guidance on how to pick a CDO, and more

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OMB recently published a memo with deadlines, qualification requirements and more.

Evidence-based decision making: What DOE, USDA and others are learning

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A new report stresses a top-down, bottom-up approach — as well as building capacity — as agencies grapple with new mandates for evidence-based policymaking.

For government to capitalize on its data, officials say it should be user-friendly

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Recent laws have strengthened the government’s data transparency, but the true utility of agencies' information lies in its ability to be shared, officials said.