All About Data

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USCIS deputy CDO sees faster ‘time to market’ getting right data to the right people

Agencies are laying the foundation for artificial intelligence and automation tools by first getting a handle on their vast stores of data. The major task…

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens during the Quad summit with President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

State Department overhauls workforce data to track DEIA goal progress

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(U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service photo by Lisa Cox)Practice makes perfect: firefighter Nick Vallardo trains with an engine crew as they prepare for the coming wildfire season. (Lisa Cox, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

CDO Council pilot fights wildfires using interagency data to target fuel sources

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

State Dept. ‘Data for Diplomacy’ winner recognized for COVID-19, air quality projects

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First HHS chief AI officer sees promise in 100 AI use cases, but challenges moving them forward

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Outgoing intelligence community data chief previews forthcoming data strategy

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State Department hiring 50 data scientists to meet ‘increasing demand’ for their skills

Bureaus and offices across the State Department are looking for data scientists to join their ranks and lead several major projects under the agency’s…

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FILE - A USPS employee works outside post office in Wheeling, Ill., Dec. 3, 2021. A government watchdog said says the U.S. Postal Service's environmental evaluation used for purchases of next-generation delivery vehicles relied on some false assumptions. Jill Naamane from the Government Accountability Office told the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday that the analysis used to determine the mix of gas- and electric-vehicles overstated maintenance costs of electric vehicles and relied on gas prices that don’t reflect the current reality. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

USPS regulator sees dashboards as opportunity to maximize service transparency

The Postal Service is creating a dashboard that tracks on-time delivery data nationwide. Russ Rappel Schmid, the chief data officer for the Postal Regulatory…

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CDO Council sees ‘unique opportunity’ to elevate data talent across government

Chief Data Officers Council Chairman Ted Kaouk says a CDO playbook is helping standardize some elements of the job across government.

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All About Data

Conversations with the people who are making data work better for government. Federal News Network’s Jory Heckman speaks with federal chief data officers and other thought leaders who are finding new ways to harness data to drive better mission outcomes.