The Fast-Track Clearance process is one of the two processes for obtaining PRA clearance. If the requirements are met below, the collection may be submitted for Fast-Track clearance, which does not require a 60-day Federal Register notice. There are two parts to the Fast-Track Clearance.
To avoid overburdening the public with federally sponsored data collections, the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 requires that U.S. federal government agencies obtain Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval before requesting or collecting most types of information from the public.
Government agencies provide vital information and services that affect people’s daily lives. They have the responsibilities of responding to the needs of its citizens, running as effectively and efficiently as possible, and being timely and accurate with its information. By putting people first and embracing a user-centric approach, agencies improve the quality of their information and services by making them more useful and usable and by saving money long-term through making iterative improvements.
Web analytics is the collection, reporting, and analysis of website data. The focus is on identifying measures based on your organizational and user goals and using the website data to determine the success or failure of those goals and to drive strategy and improve the user’s experience.
Updating the Guidelines is an important part of the reboot of our Usability.gov Program. We’re creating the process and want to know how you’d like to see it take shape.
Usability.gov’s re-boot not only has a pioneering new design; it also reflects our new, expanded purpose. Learn more about how we got here.
Contains questions pertaining to your site purpose/vision, goals, audiences, tasks, and usability objectives, requirements, technology needs, timeline and plan.
This document provides a description and examples of both Design and Functional wireframes.
Data Visualization, when done right, will communicate information clearly and effectively through graphics. The Census Bureau's known for their great work creating visual images out of the data they collect and lots of agencies wonder "how do they do it?" Well, here's your chance to find out. Watch this webinar to hear their philosophy around data visualization and the internal educational programming they've set up. Also get a walk through of their data visualization creation process and learn about the tools they used.