Today the Data Foundation and MorganFranklin Consulting released Transforming Federal Grant Reporting: Current Challenge, Future Vision. The report reviews technical and cultural challenges facing grant management communities in the context of data quality improvements in the federal government and presents potential solutions.
The Data Foundation is excited to announce the support of Bloomberg, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), and REI Systems as of March 2018. Steve Meizanis, Bloomberg’s Global Head of Entity Content Management, and Stephan Wolf, CEO of the GLEIF, will be nominated to the Data Foundation’s Board of Directors on May 10, 2018.
The report outlines the need for the U.S. government to adopt a universal method of entity identification in order to verify companies, nonprofits, and other organizations using a single, common unique identifier. More than 15 government, private sector, and tech experts were interviewed for this report.
On Thursday, May 4th, the Data Foundation and Deloitte released a new report, DATA Act 2022: Changing Technology, Changing Culture. The report describes how the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) of 2014 (PL No. 113-101), the nation’s first open data law, is set to evolve beyond the law’s statutory implementation deadline of November 2021. The report lays out a comprehensive long-term vision for the DATA Act.
Today (March 13) the Data Foundation and PwC Public Sector unveiled a new report, Standard Business Reporting: Open Data to Cut Compliance Costs.The report describes how regulatory agencies in countries like Australia and the Netherlands are replacing document-based reporting with standardized and open data formats, a concept known as Standard Business Reporting, or SBR.
Data Foundation in the News
Hudson Hollister, president of the Data Foundation discusses how data could be used to improve grant reporting at federal agencies.
[via Government Matters]
Hudson Hollister, president of the Data Coalition, and Frank Landefeld, Public Sector Market Lead at MorganFranklin Consulting, recently published a paper exploring the government’s challenges and opportunities in the area of grant-related data. They joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more about it.
[via Federal News Radio]
Hudson Hollister, president of the Data Foundation, said “the government’s current system of grant reporting creates challenges for grantor agencies, grantees and the populations they serve.
[via Government Executive]
A new report from the Data Foundation points to the success of a Department of Health and Human Services pilot program to divine the government’s potential to untangle the bureaucracy of federal grant reporting.
Groups like the Data Foundation have supported the use of Legal Entity Identifier for entity identification, which provides “a standard, non-proprietary, verified identification code that is managed by a global, federated system.”
[via Federal Times]