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Community News

Information from the CDO Council and the CDO Community

Chief Data Officer Council 2022 Survey and Results

By CDO Council · July 17, 2022
The Federal Chief Data Officer Council (CDOC) continues to grow and now has nearly 90 members from both CFO and non-CFO Act agencies. Continue Reading

Data Ethics

By CDO Council · July 12, 2022
In March, the Chief Data Officer Council (CDOC) voted to establish a Data Ethics and Equity Working Group (DEEWG) in order to help the council understand, foster, and support data ethics and data equity activities across the Federal Government. Continue Reading

NEW CDO Council Awards Program

By CDO Council · July 01, 2022
The CDO Council now has an awards program! Continue Reading

Key Mile Marker Reached on Road to State Department’s Data Maturity

By Matthew Graviss, Ph.D., Chief Data Officer · June 21, 2022
The Department’s first-ever Enterprise Data Strategy (EDS) was a paradigm shift toward a data-driven culture, but the rubber met the road when the strategy began its implementation phase in October... Continue Reading

Data Sharing Report Published

By CDO Council · April 21, 2022
The Chief Data Officer Council (CDOC) established a Data Sharing Working Group (DSWG) to help the council understand the varied data-sharing needs and challenges of all agencies across the Federal Government. ... Continue Reading

Data Inventory Report Published

By CDO Council · April 21, 2022
The Chief Data Officers Council Data Inventory Working Group prepared a report to highlight the value proposition for data inventories and describe challenges agencies may face when implementing and managing comprehensive data inventories... Continue Reading

Now Available: Summary of Responses from the CDO Council’s RFI

By CDO Council · March 14, 2022
On October 14, 2021, the CDO Council held a virtual public meeting.The meeting highlighted the Council's first year accomplishments, priorities, and working group updates... Continue Reading

Building a Foundation for Better Wildland Fire Management Outcome Reporting Using Knowledge Graphs

By CDO Council · March 02, 2022
In 2021, the Federal Chief Data Officers Council conducted a pilot project to explore the use of knowledge graph technology and its applicability to data governance with a focus on wildland fire fuel reduction efforts... Continue Reading

CDO Playbook Provides Guidance as the Federal Government Expands Use of Data as a Strategic Asset

By CDO Council · January 06, 2022
The CDO Council has released the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Playbook to help CDOs act as key value drivers as the federal government expands its use of data as a strategic asset... Continue Reading

CDOC - Celebrating a successful 2021!

By CDO Council · January 03, 2022
2022 blocks in orange background As 2021 comes to a close and we reflect on the hard work we’ve put in over the last year, we can see the many ways the Chief Data Officers Council has pursued its vision to lead transformational change that improves the nation’s ability to leverage Federal data as a strategic asset. Continue Reading