Federal Data Strategy
Building a data strategy to improve decisions across lines of business
Agencies like the U.S. Census Bureau are reducing operational costs and improving the security of their data with enterprisewide data strategies and tools, a new report says.
Maria Roat: Government must become more digital to respond during crises like COVID-19
There are still necessary opportunities to improve things like "authentication and identity management as we interface with our citizens," said Roat.
OMB calls for Federal Data Strategy detailees for agencies
Detailees will work with their agencies' chief data officers to implement the 2020 FDS Action Plan and develop one for 2021.
Ted Kaouk named CDO Council chair
The CDO of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will lead the council's efforts to improve collection and use of data.
Federal Data Strategy working group advises agencies on assessing employees’ data skills
The new playbook is designed to support action 4 of the strategy's 2020 Action Plan: "establishing the strategic approach to recruit and develop talent."
OMB seeks new chief statistician
The position, overseeing the federal government’s decentralized statistical system, has been filled in an acting capacity since January.