Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.
Two commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to approve a rule change that would require public companies to submit financial statements in a streamlined open data format.
Government transparency advocates expect Obama-era open data policies to continue but would like to see agencies and Congress prioritize their expansion.
According to a recent survey, gaps between existing skill sets and new requirements could hinder records management outcomes.
The General Services Administration released an RFI looking for input on an open numbering system for federal procurement.
A federal district court ruled that private organizations can block online publication of some federal and state statutes under copyright law.
To help prevent fraud, the Social Security Administration hopes make deals to access to private-sector payroll data in real time by the end of this year.
The Census Bureau has altered and trimmed programs in advance of the 2018 end-to-end test of census tech, but officials say that despite budget uncertainty, the projects remain on schedule.
The longtime architect of terrorism-related information sharing efforts will be returning to career SES status and staying in government.
While most CFO Act agencies expect to hit the May deadline of the DATA Act, some agencies will need to change their accounting practices and upgrade their systems.
The Census Bureau is establishing a committee of public- and private-sector representatives to make sure plans for the 2020 population count are on track.
The Senate approved the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act by unanimous consent Dec. 10, and supporters of the bill are optimistic about its chances in the 115th Congress.
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