The Importance of Reporting Transparency

Episode Summary

As policymakers work to ensure that data is accessible and usable, it is also vital that the public can trust the quality of the data. This episode considers what role data quality and transparency have in boosting public trust, while its accompanying webinar will look at the best practices for businesses and government agencies to build public trust in times of uncertainty.

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The Data Coalition is America’s premier voice on data policy. As a membership-based trade association, the Data Coalition advocates for responsible policies to make government data high-quality, accessible, and useable. Our work unites the data communities that focus on data science, management, evaluation, statistics, and technology, including individuals in companies, nonprofit organizations, and academia. 

In the course of our work, the Data Coalition advocates for appropriate data standards and access mechanisms, promotes the need for sufficient resources for data quality and evaluation activities, educates government leaders and stakeholders about the potential benefits of better data policy, and convenes the data community to support solutions that drive needed transformation in our approaches to using data.  

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