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CDOs Expect 2021 Federal Data Strategy Action Plan to Include More Data Sharing Opportunities

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The 2021 Federal Data Strategy Action Plan is expected to be released in December 2020 and agency chief data officers intend to see more partnership and data sharing opportunities in the next strategy. Kshemendra Paul said the VA is working with the Department of Defense on a joint analytics and data strategy

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GAO: 24 Agencies Offer Public Access to Federal Data Inventories

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Twenty-four federal organizations covered by the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act post data on public facing websites and in an online federal repository to comply with transparency requirements under the OPEN Government Data Act, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report says. GAO reported those agencies also released datasets about the COVID-19 pandemic

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CIO Council, ACT-IAC Launch Updated Tool for Managing Agencies’ IT Spending

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The CIO Council has partnered with ACT-IAC to update a framework intended to help agencies improve transparency and financial management in their information technology initiatives. The IT spending maturity model comes as part of a joint effort between the council’s Federal Technology Investment Management (FTIM) community of practice (CoP) and ACT-IAC’s IT Management and Modernization (ITMM) community of interest (CoI)

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State Department Advances Enterprise Data Management; Janice deGarmo Quoted

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has worked to quickly improve different arms of the State Department that were redundant and gathered the same COVID-19 data, when the process could be streamlined with advanced technologies and policies. The department has made recent efforts to simultaneously improve its software for collecting and storing data and its governance of the process.

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New Federal Data Strategy Playbook Seeks to Help Agencies Improve Employees’ Data Skills

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The U.S. federal government has released a playbook to serve as a guide for agencies to assess and improve the data skills of their employees as part of the Federal Data Strategy. The playbook seeks to help agencies execute Action 4 of the 2020 action plan, which calls for agencies to identify opportunities to enhance their personnel’s data skills.

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OMB Releases Final Draft of Federal Data Strategy

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The Office of Management and Budget added four new objectives to the final draft of the Federal Data Strategy that agencies need to meet in 2020, Federal News Network reported Monday. The four goals are publishing and updating data inventories; launching a Federal Chief Data Officer Council; developing data quality measuring and reporting guidance; and creating a data standards repository.

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