Foundation for Evidence-Based Policymaking

New classification for federal data science jobs is part of NDAA


The legislation directs OPM to establish new job classifications for digital careers.

Are federal CDOs being set up to fail?


Some agencies have named dual-hatted chief data officers, potentially undermining their unique role facilitating evidence-based policymaking, according to a new white paper.

Agencies get guidance on how to pick a CDO, and more


OMB recently published a memo with deadlines, qualification requirements and more.

Federal data strategy formulates around CDOs, incentivizes sharing


“Frankly, right now, when you look at our website it’s ‘Where’s Waldo? We should be pushing data to you," said the Department of Energy CIO.