Accountability and Performance Update – December 5-11, 2020

Open Data and Analytics

Federal Data Strategy Year 2 action plan will continue ‘foundational’ actions

Dave Nyczepir, FedScoop

The Federal Data Strategy 2021 Action Plan isn’t yet complete, but it will include a sustained focus on foundational actions around data governance, infrastructure and the workforce.

Three lessons Biden administration should take from DoD’s data strategy

Hodan Omaar, Federal News Network

As President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team prepares to take office, it will be important to ensure all agencies have a strategy in place on how to effectively leverage data as a strategic asset.

Innovation & Open Government

Mapping out a transparent approach for the Biden administration

Tom Temin, Federal News Network

Every new administration promises transparency and accountability. What might be the Biden administration’s approach? The Project on Government Oversight policy analyst Tim Stretton has a few clues which he shared on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

5 Rules to Keep Breaking Barriers in Government

Julie McPherson, Nextgov

The pandemic disrupted how agencies conducted business but federal leaders can harness that momentum. 

Pandemic Response and Oversight

COVID-19 reshaped how federal employees work — but will it last?

Jory Heckman, Federal News Network

Nine months after standing up long-term telework, agency officials are looking at which lessons learned will stick around after the pandemic, when mandatory telework no longer applies to large swathes of the federal workforce.

Racism at the County Level Associated with Increased COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Geroge B. Cunningham and Lisa T. Wigfall, Government Executive

Blacks are at greater risk of dying from COVID-19 than whites. A study that examined racism at the county level had surprising results.

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