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From our open data advocacy efforts to our jam-packed events schedule, this was an eventful year at the Data Coalition. As we look toward 2019 and beyond, we want to highlight some of the Coalition’s biggest accomplishments and changes that occurred throughout 2018.
On November 8, the Data Coalition joined the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Office of Management and Budget to host a public forum discussing the Federal Data Strategy. The second in a series on the strategy, this forum allowed the public, businesses and other stakeholders to comment on the recently published draft set of practices.
The Office of Management and Budget released an updated Federal Data Strategy earlier this week, which included new draft practices and use cases.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the CEP's report, “The Promise of Evidence-based Policymaking,” and we took the opportunity to join members of the Commission and other guests at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s event, “Evidence: Time for Act.”
Modernizing financial regulatory reporting is no easy task. Open data standards are the key: by replacing document-based reports with standardized data, regulators can spur modernization.
Thanks to a generous invitation from Terrapinn, Data Coalition leadership spent nine days in Sydney and Canberra meeting leaders at the vanguard of Australia’s digital transformation.
Today, the Data Coalition’s Board of Directors announced that Hudson Hollister has decided to depart from his role as Executive Director of the Data Coalition effective October 1, 2018, and that a search process has started to replace him.
The White House has published a plan to transform federal grant reporting from disconnected documents into open, standardized data. We know the road will be long. If the federal grant system were one company, it would be, by far, the world's largest, with over $600 billion in annual revenue.
Last Thursday, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued its long-awaited report on reducing compliance burdens for recipients of federal grants and contracts. Its main recommendation is simple yet powerful: the federal government needs to adopt a standardized data structure for all the information that grantees must submit.
What a year it’s been so far! The Data Coalition is leading the push for the policy changes that are needed to transform government information into open data. The first half of 2017 has been jam-packed with policy and event milestones. And we’re continuing to grow our community.