chief data officer

Measuring the impact of data programs is about more than just dollars

by • 4 months ago

States are spending more on data-driven projects than ever before — but are they getting a return on their investments?

The state chief data officer is here to stay

by • 4 months ago

More states are hiring chief data officers as data and technology move closer to the center of agency business.

Consolidation, new data roles could transform IT in Hawaii

by • 4 months ago

Legislation to advance IT consolidation and the state's use of data could mean a big leap for IT in Hawaii as the governor's term winds down.

North Carolina interim chief data officer appointed to permanent role

by • 4 months ago

Carol Burroughs, formerly North Carolina's interim chief data officer, was appointed to serve as the permanent replacement to John Correllus.

Montana's new CIO wants to add data officer, focus on customers

by • 1 year ago

Kevin Gilbertson, a former vice president at a cloud implementation firm, told StateScoop he also plans to build on Montana's recent IT modernization work.

Virginia datathon to tackle communities' COVID-19 challenges

by • 2 years ago

The annual event is casting "a wide net" next month, encouraging challengers to take on issues like unemployment, health care, education and digital access.

Is your city running data drills for pandemic prep?

by • 2 years ago

City and state officials say improving data governance can help government respond to crises like the coronavirus pandemic faster and with greater precision.

Indiana promotes interim chief data officer Josh Martin

by • 2 years ago

Martin, who's been with the state since 2012 formally takes over the agency’s data initiatives, like efforts to combat COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic.

New handbook for data officers brings states up to speed

by • 2 years ago

With more than a dozen new state chief data officers this year, a Georgetown University think tank has released a framework to pass the torch on data governance.