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A Database for a Changing Economy: Review of the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
(rather than ready-made solutions or final answers) toward more complete solutions.
The Department of Labor should not wait to initiate the research and development recommendations of this report until the technical advisory board and user advisory boards have been constituted and are fully functioning, but should proceed with continuous improvement initiatives using its traditional advisers until these boards can be established. The department should also establish mechanisms for ongoing communication between the user advisory board and the technical advisory board we recommend.