The transparent reporting of spending data through Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) requirements will go a long way to increasing public trust in the government, according to legislators and agency officials who spoke at the DATA Summit on June 29.






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Federal chief financial officers want to have access to data analytics tools during the next administration, according to a survey from the Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton.






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The Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) need to increase their oversight of agencies implementing the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), according to a recent GAO report.






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Proponents of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) worry that a change in presidential administration could derail the progress made to release Federal financial data to the public.






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