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Community News

Information from the CDO Council and the CDO Community

CDO Council pilot uses NLP for Comment Analysis

By CDO Council · July 14, 2021
comment analysis post thumbnail The CDO Council is excited to share the results of a pilot project that explored using state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to aid and expedite comment analysis in the federal rulemaking process. When a Congressional bill becomes law, agencies may need to draft regulations and publish them to implement those laws. The re... Continue Reading

CDAT: A Platform for American Diplomacy During Crisis

By CDO Council · July 14, 2021
Early into the U.S. Department of State's response to the COVID-19 crisis, the need for a single source for all pandemic-relevant data quickly became apparent... Continue Reading

CDO Council Year in Review

By Ted Kaouk, CDO Council Chair · June 11, 2021
1-year themed balloons floating from CDO Council branded box When over eighty of my fellow agency Chief Data Officers met for the first time in January 2020 at the first meeting of the Federal Chief Data Officer (CDO) Council, we did not imagine that our collective responsibilities for harnessing, sharing, and using data to inform decision-making would be put to the test quite so quickly or with such urge... Continue Reading