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Tyson Whitney, director of USDA's Transparency and Accountability Reporting Division, said one of the problems with his department is having to educate some of the smaller-than-small businesses that are FSSP (Federal Shared Services Provider)clients.
White House details how it wants civilian agencies to cut $18B in FY2017 "It was an outreach issue for us initially," Whitney said. Whitney said that even if agencies meet that implementation deadline, or other markers out in the future, they might not always get the credit. For example, one set of data elements relates to "place of performance," which labels where each grant or action took place. That might seem like a simple question to answer, but when you get into conversation work in a watershed, or a project in a national forest, or research on a space shuttle, putting the pin in the right place on a map is a much more complicated task. "These kinds of things are not obvious to consumers of data," Whitney said. "How do we portray accurately what's happening in a complex environment?" Communication is going to be critical going forward in how agencies explain the data being reported through the law, he said. "When we present information and there are certain things that get rolled up in one way in one program and get rolled up in a different way in another program, when they try to compare the two you may find yourself in a position to say, 'Well, this is the apple this is the orange, you cannot make that direct comparison,'" Whitney said. "Explaining our data, making it as clear as possible ...
· Tyson Whitney, Director, Transparency and Accountability Reporting Division, Department of Agriculture
Tyson Whitney, Office of Chief Financial Officer, Department of Agriculture
If anyone's interested in helping think through subaward reporting for FATA, contact Tyson Whitney or Barbara Dorf.... I got this from the NGP a few days ago and just now have time to post it here.If anyone's interested in helping think through subaward reporting for FATA, contact Tyson Whitney or Barbara Dorf. The federal government working group addressing the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency act of 2006 is seeking volunteers to participate in a pilot for obtaining sub-recipient information.There is no compensation for helping think through this effort. The group would like to have the names of the volunteers no later than mid August so that we can proceed in time to meet the statutory deadline. If you are interested in participating in this effort please contact Tyson Whitney at Tyson.firstname.lastname@example.org or Barbara Dorf at Barbara.email@example.com.
If anyone's interested in helping think through subaward reporting for FATA, contact Tyson Whitney or Barbara Dorf.
If you are interested in participating in this effort please contact Tyson Whitney at Tyson.firstname.lastname@example.org or Barbara Dorf at Barbara.email@example.com.