Indiana Chief Data Officer Darshan Shah leads the state’s Management Performance Hub, an innovative agency using data to improve policy.
For a growing number of agencies, cloud computing provides the elasticity and scale needed to correctly consolidate data.
The amount of personal data collected by organizations is staggering. As Facebook and Cambridge Analytica taught us, the opportunity to abuse data is overwhelming. For these reasons, we need to embrace the concept of data ethics.
Is our historical view of public service changing, in part, because of performance measurement and advances in technology?
By now, we’ve all heard how the President’s Management Agenda sets bold goals for IT modernization. A vital element of the PMA is the creation of a Federal Data Strategy. This is a wise choice. Data is the oil and the key to our digital government.
When thinking about population health management nationally, health centers are an important piece of that puzzle – and data is driving their continuous improvement.
There’s a popular saying that “numbers never lie.” It has a nice ring to it, but in reality, the adage requires that the numbers share a common language.
When the military is able to properly ingest, sort, store and analyze data about its equipment and vehicles, it can predict everything from machine failure to maintenance needs before breakdowns happen, saving effort, time, money and possibly lives.
Governments of all sizes have created data and analytics departments to assess what they have, coordinate communication between agencies and report stories that the numbers show.
The Cloud Smart strategy should sync with the data governance requirements in the Federal Data Strategy for agencies to have a comprehensive view of their data.