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...

Here’s Our Chance to Fix Government Once and for All

The federal government is on an unsustainable fiscal path that threatens our national security and social safety net. While many cuts and changes have taken place, government has yet to address the...

Leadership Get Ready

We need our federal employees-career executives and managers-to be prepared for the upcoming transition to a new administration next year, and at the same time we need to increase the stature of...

An open letter to the new Chairmen of the government oversight committees

The midterm elections clearly demonstrated that the American people are longing for Congress to do something different. The new Congress needs to begin addressing big issues that past Congresses have...

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...

Government Transformation Initiative

"The government is on an unsustainable fiscal path and in need of major transformational reform in order to meet the needs of our country."— Steve Goodrich ...

COE President Helps Lead Government Transformation Initiative Coalition

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) today announced that president and chief executive officer, Steve Goodrich, is one of the founders and a board of directors member of the newly...