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DOD to embed data experts within combatant commands
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks says data experts will be sent to each command to help improve data tech and polices.
University of Texas, Austin launches online data-science master's program
To meet the demand for more data scientists in the U.S., UTA is offering students a flexible, low-cost online degree program.
LA controller debuts data-driven youth development strategy
His plan would use wellness and achievement data to better understand the risks that Los Angeles youth face on a day-to-day basis.
To jumpstart data-driven decision making in government, Socrata launches Data Academy
To meet a widespread desire among government entities for “improved data-driven decision making,” data software firm Socrata has launched a new training program for government called Socrata Data Academy. Announced Tuesday as customizable in-person workshops designed “for each organization’s needs,” paired with a series of free online course materials, the Academy seeks to fill gaps in cross-agency data training that some organizations may not be able to provide themselves. Local…
Government's digital transformation should be a constant and sustained process, says Washington D.C. CTO
The way government thinks about digital transformation needs to change, said Washington D.C. Chief Technology Officer Archana Vemulapalli. “The whole modernization concept has to change,” she said in a panel discussion Thursday at the Digital Transformation Summit, presented by Dell EMC and produced by FedScoop. “We always think about modernization as a separate one-off effort, but it’s a very core part of delivering service.” Government should take a page from other government agencies, Vemulapalli…
New performance tracking tool gives California city a clearer view into fire dangers, illicit businesses and more
Like many jurisdictions, the City of San Rafael has been tracking metrics for years, but officials say the information is now easier to understand and act upon.