Measuring the impact of data programs is about more than just dollars
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
More states are hiring chief data officers as data and technology move closer to the center of agency business.
The pandemic made open data bigger than ever. But it's still pretty messy.
COVID-19 radically increased the public's appetite for data. But a year in, political shenanigans and limited federal standards make it difficult to fully understand the public health crisis.
CDOs should be more involved in states' economic recovery, researchers say
A new report out of Georgetown University sketches a guide for state officials to ramp up their use of data as they plan for gigantic budget shortfalls.
New handbook for data officers brings states up to speed
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.
State chief data officers get an association of their own
The State Chief Data Officer Network, representing top data officials from 25 states, is holding its inaugural conference at Georgetown University.
Connecticut's first chief data officer steps down
Tyler Kleykamp helped forge statewide legislation and policy that supports initiatives ranging from opioid-addiction recovery to the magnet school lottery.