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Shelly Wilkie Martinez: Gov’t Must Implement Codified Process for Open Data Use

Shellie Wilkie Martinez, executive director of the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, said the government must codify the process used by federal agencies to leverage open data, FCW reported Tuesday. The statement comes nearly a year following the passage of OPEN Government Data and Foundations for Evidence-Based Policy Acts, laws that regulate the use and management of open data. These laws require agencies to make data accessible to the public.

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Ron Thompson on NASA’s Data Resources, Implementation of National Data Strategy

Ron Thompson, chief data officer at NASA, told Government Matters in a video interview posted Monday how the agency leverages data to support its missions. He discussed NASA’s data resources and how the agency executes the Office of Management and Budget’s National Data Strategy based on those resources.

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White House Memo Unveils R&D Budget Priorities for FY 2021

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy have issued a memorandum directing federal agencies to focus on five research-and-development priorities as they draft their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2021.

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Emily Murphy: IT Modernization, Customer Experience Among Key Capacities GSA Requires

Emily Murphy, head of the General Services Administration, told Federal News Network in an interview published Tuesday that she has been focusing on four key capacities GSA needs and those are information technology modernization, customer experience, change management and data and analytics. “If I can help implement those, it’s going to help GSA expand to meet the needs our customers come to us with in a way that I couldn’t even begin to imagine today,” she said.

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Matthew Donovan Announces ‘Digital Air Force’ Initiative

Matthew Donovan, acting secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has launched a new initiative to advance reforms and leverage a connected network of weapons, analytic tools and sensors to counter potential adversaries. “Our advantage in future battles depends on our ability to fuse vast amounts of data to accelerate our decision cycle to guarantee the success of any mission."

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