Agencies have traditionally operated off the assumption that if the perimeter is secure, their data is too. But in a distributed environment, that isn’t necessarily the case.
Using these three key strategies to mine data for wins can help governments restore fiscal health and revitalize community economies.
Believe it or not, data largely determines organizational resilience. If agencies have the information at hand to make decisions, they can successfully anticipate and respond to challenges.
“There isn’t a big data silver bullet. You have to tie together the infrastructure, systems and security with a flexible analytical framework.”
While no agency was totally ready to handle COVID-19, the ones quickest to their feet had widespread data literacy and readymade use cases.
While with a vaccine and the right response, the pandemic itself will fade, its long-term health impacts will live with those who contracted and survived the virus. Interoperable, nuanced data will be vital to treating their conditions.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be an 11% increase in demand for analysts by most employers between 2019 and 2029.
If you are currently looking for a job where you can combine your love for public service and writing, you are detail-oriented and interested in examining data, then a career as a management analyst or program analyst may be for you too.
In an interview with GovLoop, an expert shared three areas agencies should focus on to adapt to an environment where employees can work with data anywhere.
There are five steps agencies can take so that big data delivers big value. Let’s take a look at them.