DJ Patil: CDOs are ‘missing piece’ between CIOs and CTOs

The rise of the chief data officer across government comes from new opportunities and holes in the federal technology space. Chief information officers spend a majority of their time on infrastructure issues. And chief technology officers focus on the next IT innovation agencies can take advantage of. DJ Patil is the White House’s chief data scientist. In part two of his special report, Deconstructing the CDO, Patil tells Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller how chief data officers are filling in the gap between CIOs and CTOs.