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Information from the CDO Council and the CDO Community

GAO Report

By CDO Council · December 17, 2020

The GAO released a report in December 2020 detailing the progress made in establishing data governance and the current need to address key milestones. GAO had engagements with USDA, Commerce, HUD, NSF as well as the CDO Council around the OPEN Government Data Act and the Federal Data Strategy. GAO Report

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Relaunch of resources.data.gov

By CDO Council · July 23, 2020
Relaunch of resources.data.gov

Announcing the relaunch of a new resources.data.gov, an online repository of policies, tools, case studies, and other resources to support data governance, management, exchange, and use throughout the federal government. The site is a joint effort of OMB, the Office of Government Information Services of the National Archives, and GSA, as required by ... Continue Reading

Ted Kaouk named Chair of CDO Council

By CDO Council · June 10, 2020
Ted Kaouk named Chair of CDO Council

On June 10th, 2020, OMB named Ted Kaouk, USDA as the inaugural Chair for the Chief Data Officers Council. According to a statement released by the OMB, Ted believes deeply that federal CDOs have an opportunity to engage in work that is meaningful and transformative through the steps outlined in the Federal... Continue Reading