Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act
OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again
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
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
OMB acknowledges that agencies need resources to make evaluation a 'central function'.
Federal CDO Council preparing 10 data science training program use cases
The use cases are intended to help other agencies bolster their data workforces.
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.
Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022
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.