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Connecting Government Agencies with Strategies and Tools for Sustainable Data Use

By Siri Warkentien and Nicole Deterding · October 30, 2023

Many federal agencies are striving to increase their capacity to collect and use data in line with the Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act of 2018... Read more

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Announcing the 2023 Evaluation Community Awards Winners

By The Evidence Team, OMB · October 23, 2023

We are thrilled to share the winners of the Annual Evaluation Community Awards Program... Read more

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Hear Directly from OMB’s Evidence Team in a Recent Podcast

By The Evidence Team, OMB · September 27, 2023

What have been some successes and challenges in implementing the Evidence Act? How have agencies responded to this paradigm shift in evidence-based policymaking... Read more

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Introducing a New Way for Federal Agencies to Get the Evaluation Support They Need!

By Sarah Yue, GSA · August 30, 2023

High quality program evaluations require connecting agencies’ evidence questions with the expertise to answer them... Read more

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