Treasury Honors COE-supported DHS DATA Act Implementation

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), a management and technology consulting firm that helps federal agencies transform to improve efficiency and effectiveness, today announced that...

The Journey to Data Value: Navigating the Pathway to Data Consolidation

By Alissa Cruz, Lyn McGee, and Dr. Paul Eder You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. —Winston S. ChurchillCan Data Create Value?The fact that data...

Two years in: A Look at the Current Status of the DATA Act

At just over two years old, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) has progressed towards implementation of its key provisions in May 2017, but progress has faced some key...

10 Ways to Capitalize on Transparency’s Potential

Since President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act in May 2014, federal agencies have been hard at work implementing data standards and establishing a framework for...

DATA Act: Navigating the Pathway to Transparency

Download the Full PDF Infographic Handout   Take the DATA Act Challenge Top digital talent is being recruited from startups and top technology companies like Google, Intel, Skype, PayPal, and Oracle...

Implementing the DATA Act

Download the Full PDF of the DATA Act Solutioning Paper "Data and information is the quickest way to improved services and decision making."  - DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist, May 2015...

Don’t Wait for Congress to Improve Agency Effectiveness

We've all heard the stories -- programs that cost too much, duplication and fragmentation, fraud, waste and abuse. You can hardly pick up a federal news report without hearing about a program in some...

Do These 6 Things Now to Prepare for the DATA Act

By now everyone is familiar with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) passed by Congress last year with specific deadlines and know that Treasury, OMB, and others are busy...

Can Transparency Be Legislated?

In May 2014, President Obama signed the DATA Act into law. The crux of the law is simple: Make financial data across government available in a standardized format. As a result, stakeholders will speak...

Data Coalition

On May 9, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), Public Law No. 113-101, which had been passed unanimously by both the House of Representatives...