The digital age affords government – as well as the private sector – an opportunity to look at the intersection of data, technology and the citizen experience to improve all facets of service delivery. By linking program goals, funding and outcomes we can create a more data-driven government that puts citizens first.
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Autonomous vehicles require hyper-accurate, high-resolution maps to correctly navigate terrain without humans. These maps note features such as potholes.
Indiana Chief Data Officer Darshan Shah leads the state’s Management Performance Hub, an innovative agency using data to improve policy.
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.
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.
The opportunity to use government data to take action on social problems is too big to pass up. The more accessible, discoverable, and usable data is, the bigger impact it can have on policymaking, scientific advancements, and business.
The DoD faces a set of challenges unique to it as an organization, that makes accessing, storing and moving its data ever more complicated.