Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act

OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again

by • 1 week 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 • 3 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 • 3 months ago

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

Federal CDO Council preparing 10 data science training program use cases

by • 5 months ago

The use cases are intended to help other agencies bolster their data workforces.

Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership

by • 6 months ago

Chief data officers, statistical officials and evaluation officers have mostly been designated and are collaborating on councils, according to one OMB official.

Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022

by • 7 months ago

Reissuing a national data strategy, launching a national secure data service and giving chief data officers $50 million also made the Data Coalition's open letter.