DoD is committed to managing its data as a critical part of its overall mission. By not treating it as a separate commodity, the department expects to make faster, better-informed decisions.
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There’s a great amount of data wrangling, coordination and analysis that has to occur before data is turned into useful information.
A strong data strategy involves decisions with data at the forefront, not lumped in with AI, ML, cloud migration and other technologies.
In order to meet the next set of deadlines, agencies must complete Action 4, which requires agencies to assess the coverage, quality, methods and effectiveness of current staff data literacy and data skills.
Before emerging technologies can transform an agency, the data has to be standardized, accessed and shared, directed by organizational guidance.
The timeline has been postponed and drawn out, but after much anticipation, Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent officially unveiled the Federal Data Strategy on Tuesday.
If you want to know more about the Federal Data Strategy, look to an act that passed in 2018 on evidence-based policymaking.
Those guardrails include defining what automated technology the government wants to focus on and categorizing it by how it helps and assists with repetitive tasks.
The Federal Data Strategy will help the U.S. government’s workforce better manage vast amounts of information.