Posts tagged as ‘Open Data’
In 2020 the U.S. Census Bureau will launch the most important data collection activity in government in a decade: the decennial census. Today, the Data Coalition announced a formal partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to promote a reliable count of U.S. households.
The release of the long-awaited Federal Data Strategy from the Trump Administration is a positive sign about the Executive Branch’s recognition that government data can and should be used more strategically to benefit the American public.
The Data Coalition applauds the Committee’s efforts to improve transparency and efficiency throughout the legislative branch.
RegTech Data Summit Keynote Speaker Ben Harris, Former Chief Economist and Economic Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, provides his perspective on open, standardized data and the benefits of evidence-based policymaking.
Now that the OPEN Government Data Act is law, what comes next? That's what the Data Coalition and allied organizations aimed to answer at a joint panel discussing the law's implementation and what is next for open data in the United States.
Following this afternoon’s Senate vote, Congress has passed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act (H.R. 4174, S. 2046). The package will now be sent to the President to be signed into law.
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.
Governments around the world are implementing Standard Business Reporting (SBR) to modernize how they interact with the private sector and collect regulatory reporting. The Data Coalition is making the case for SBR in the U.S. federal government.