OMB fills chief statistician vacancy after 2 years
Karin Orvis is tasked with ensuring the government has high-quality, actionable data to inform policy decisions.
White House declares Year of Evidence for agencies
The effort builds on work to increase governmentwide use of evidence to make policy and program decisions and restore trust in government.
Harnessing data at the Dept. of Education; Attracting data talent for the federal workforce
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Department of Education CISO Steven Hernandez on how data is crucial to his organization and Data Foundation President Nick Hart on new job classifications for data scientists in government.
Modernizing business processes in government and evidence-based policy making in Congress
The former CFO at HUD on how data can drive modernization efforts in government, recommendations for future cloud contracts at GSA and where Capitol Hill lawmakers can use data to improve their policymaking.
OMB looks to hire federal chief statistician again
The nearly two-year vacancy has seen every Evidence Act regulatory action fall behind schedule.
The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 16, 2021
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.