This year’s National Defense Authorization Act moved DoD’s chief data officer from the CMO’s office to the CIO’s office. But Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy appears to be starting from scratch with a new hire.
One of the biggest opportunities to bring a data-centric culture to DoD is modernizing its Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS).
Chief data offiers face a long road ahead, not just getting their agencies to adopt the culture change of data-driven government, but also finding a workforce and the resources to carry out their new mission.
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.
The Navy department is considering the creation of a new assistant secretary for information management, a role that could extend well beyond that of a traditional CIO.