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Focus Area

Data Skills Development


There is a growing need to advance all levels of data acumen throughout the federal workforce. Federal agencies can significantly benefit from collaboration in the development and implementation of data skills & workforce development. Networking and sharing experiences related to data skills & workforce development efforts will accelerate implementation of these related endeavors across government.

Why this matters to the CDO Council

This focus area delivers value to the Council, CDOs and their stakeholders by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of proven data skills & workforce development efforts of Federal agencies throughout government. Additionally, it supports actionable, ongoing and competency based data skills and workforce development, resulting in improving data acumen and closing skills/development gaps to successfully cross-collaborate across government.