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Public Forum: Promising Practices for the Federal Government’s Data Strategy

Evidence / November 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Th​e use of data is transforming​ ​​modern society. The way the federal government collects, maintains, and uses data has important implications for growing the economy, improving government services, and ensuring the American public has access to reliable information. To realize…

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Building Evidence and Learning Agendas in Federal Agencies

Evidence / October 18, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

A conversation about how agencies use learning agendas and other evidence-building approaches to guide and inform agency decisions on high-priority issues.

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Why the American Public Should Trust Key National Statistics

Nick Hart, G. William Hoagland / Blog August 10, 2018

U.S. statistical agencies provide the foundation for much of the evidence building and knowledge generation that occurs in science and policy analysis

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Trump Can Help Property Disposal Move a Little FASTA

Niki Deininger, Andy Winkler / Blog August 6, 2018

While continued support of FASTA is crucial, the government can do more to reduce operating costs and improve federal property management.

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Public Forum on the Federal Government’s Data Strategy

Evidence / July 30, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

On July 30, the Bipartisan Policy Center will host an Open Forum on the Federal Data Strategy, providing a public opportunity to highlight best practices for the strategic use of government data

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Will the Trump White House Hold Agencies Accountable for Performance Improvements?

Nick Hart / Blog May 15, 2018

The new directive clarifies that the Trump administration intends to continue processes similar to those undertaken by recent Republican and Democratic administrations.

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Trump’s Management Agenda Proposes Data as a Strategic Asset

Nick Hart / Blog March 26, 2018

The Trump administration’s President’s Management Agenda recognizes that analyses of high quality data can advance the economy and improve government effectiveness.

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Pentagon Has Six Months to Spend $80 Billion.

Jack Rametta, Steve Bell / Blog March 13, 2018

Appropriators are scrambling to finalize line-by-line appropriations in accordance with the recently passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

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Trump Administration Guidance of Monitoring and Evaluation for Foreign Assistance Activities

Nick Hart / Blog January 25, 2018

The guidance document takes positive steps to clarify the administration’s position on the topic of evidence-based policymaking.

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Federal Facilities Need Infrastructure Funding and Financing Solutions

Michele Nellenbach / Blog January 4, 2018

The Department of Transportation building in Washington, D.C. is an example of how reassesses OMB budget rules may help to address the nation’s infrastructure funding gap.

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