Those who are ‘data fluent’ will be future leaders of DOD, deputy CDO says
"Those who are fluent in using data will be the future leaders in our organization," said Clark Cully, DOD's deputy chief data officer.
Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership
Chief data officers, statistical officials and evaluation officers have mostly been designated and are collaborating on councils, according to one OMB official.
GSA releases finalized federal data skills catalog and ethics framework
The living documents will guide agencies developing data management competencies and officials in making ethical decisions.
How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift
Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.
Trump administration releases data skills catalog, ethics framework
As part of the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan, the White House recently published a curated data skills catalog and a data ethics framework for public comment.
A remote-work headache for the FBI: Accessing unclassified data is harder than it should be
The challenge is that a lot of unclassified data resides on FBI legacy systems that otherwise are not available remotely, says the FBI Laboratory's Gurvais Griss.
Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class
The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.
Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program
As demand for employees with skills in data science rises, Bellevue University in Nebraska announces a new program that focuses on using "data to tell a story."
Texas starts showing students how much they'll make with each degree
Amid record-high student debt levels, a new bill in Texas arms prospective students with better compensation data related to their chosen majors.