Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act

USAID going above and beyond Evidence Act requirements

by • 3 months ago

The agency expanded its evaluation registry to include the questions in its learning agenda.

GAO report finds agencies’ use of performance information on the rise

by • 3 months ago

The Government Accountability Office found 16 of 24 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies increased use of such data during 2020.

White House appoints Denice Ross as US chief data scientist

by • 3 months ago

She joins from the National Conference on Citizenship and her prior roles include a spell as a senior adviser at OMB.

OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again

by • 4 months ago

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

Education Department is getting ‘smarter’ about hiring, training data scientists

by • 7 months ago

The department is crafting its first data-focused workforce plan with an emphasis on professional development.

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

by • 7 months ago

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