Artificial intelligence, supercomputing and advanced data analytics will play a significant role in the Trump administration’s long-term response to the coronavirus.
According to Nick Hart, CEO of the Data Coalition, the new Federal Data Strategy “will fundamentally change the way government uses data.”
The Data Coalition said the new strategy was influenced by the Foundations for Evidence Based Policymaking Act, and will make federal data more accessible.
The Office of Management and Budget will soon launch a reskilling pilot aimed at bringing the federal workforce up to speed on data science skills.
Nearly a year after President Donald Trump signed the bill into law, agencies still have only a murky idea of what data they can share, and with whom.
Former Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking members say it’s time for Congress to reconsider recommendations that never got off the ground.
Stakeholders weighing in on rollout of the data strategy said building a workforce that can keep pace with the scope of the problem and the rate of change in technology stands out as one of the most daunting challenges.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said in an exclusive interview that new federal data strategy helps build a mature, healthy and secure data sharing foundation.
In order for agencies to get a better understanding of what’s expected from them under the Evidence Act, OMB soon expects to release guidance.
Sound decision making, including federal, is supposed to take evidence based on data into account. The Data Coalition has a new CEO: Nick Hart