Breaking down silos creates the connections necessary for governments to withstand reduced resources, a shifting workforce, and political uncertainty. It makes the load lighter.
Posts Tagged: Data Silos
Government agencies, as well as businesses, use data to drive priorities, make strategic decisions, and provide services. But what happens when people within or across agencies draw from different silos of data?
The key to transforming government and creating sustainably healthy, vibrant, and safe communities is to break down these burdensome silos.
Governments face unique challenges in accomplishing complex missions – often with limited resources. That means that when it comes to tackling such missions, there are very few agencies in the public sector that can act alone. Through collaboration, information sharing and the removal of data silos, agencies can improve effectiveness and efficiency while achieving their… Read more »
With the explosion of data in the government, increased collaboration and information sharing are important goals for any agency. Recent legislation, such as the DATA Act and the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill, provides extra incentive for agencies to achieve those goals. However, data often resides in disconnected silos, making that collaboration and sharing difficult.
During yesterday’s webinar “Connecting Data Silos to Create an Actionable View of Your Data” Nicholas Skytland, Data Evangelist for NASA, said it so simply, quoting Daniel Keys Morgan, “you can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” Data is an integral part of making any agency successful on all of itsRead… Read more »