chief data officer

Virginia datathon to tackle communities' COVID-19 challenges

by • 1 month 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 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 months 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.

Los Angeles taps deputy CIO as new data chief

by • 5 months ago

Jeanne Holm said she wants to use open data to benefit residents and "invigorate" data-sharing inside city government.

As cities respond to coronavirus, data chiefs can play key role

by • 7 months ago

There are a few ways real-time data could be used to assist policymaking and emergency response, says a former Seattle city official.

Arkansas recruits new chief data officer from University of Arkansas

by • 8 months ago

Joshua McGee, who's spent eight years leading state government policy research, is now Arkansas' second chief data officer.

San Francisco names new chief data officer

by • 8 months ago

Jason Lally, formerly the city's open data program manager, is now heading data operations across the San Francisco government. In 2020, he says he wants to help contextualize open data so it's easier to use.

Vermont names former IBM executive as new chief data officer

by • 9 months ago

Kristin McClure, who most recently worked at the professional services firm Capgemini, will now manage the state's data assets and infrastructure.