Posts Tagged: Chief Financial Officers

Financial Data Standards Should Be…

This week, GovLoop’s very own Nicole Blake Johnson moderated a panel discussion at the Data Coalition’s Financial Data Summit in Washington, D.C. The esteemed panelists included: Srinivas Bangarbale, Chief Data Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Gwendolyn Mitchell, Manager, Metadata and Taxonomy Operations, Federal Reserve Justin Stekervetz, Associate Director of Strategy and Standards, Office of Financial… Read more »

How the Financial Transparency Act will Bring Open Data to Financial Regulation

The proposed Financial Transparency Act brings about a lot of questions. How exactly will it transform financial regulation? The video below explains how: Most financial regulatory agencies still use outdated document-based formats, instead of standardized, open data, to collect information from the financial industry. The Financial Transparency Act (H.R. 2477), introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa and… Read more »

25 Years of the CFO Act

Twenty-five years ago Congress passed the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act. This act marked the beginning of an era that incorporated necessary positions of oversight; ranging from CFOs to Chief Information Officers (CIOs). But, what do all these acronyms really mean? Have they been successful in helping government function more smoothly? Jim Taylor, Managing Director… Read more »