chief data officer (CDO)
OMB calls for Federal Data Strategy detailees for agencies
Detailees will work with their agencies' chief data officers to implement the 2020 FDS Action Plan and develop one for 2021.
OMB seeks new chief statistician
The position, overseeing the federal government’s decentralized statistical system, has been filled in an acting capacity since January.
DHS still finding a balance between enterprise architecture and CDO functions
As more agencies within the federated department appoint chief data officers, enterprise architecture shops are having to adjust to dual-hatting.
GSA’s first CDO, Kris Rowley, has left for the private sector
Since Rowley's departure, Deputy Chief Information Officer Beth Killoran has been leading the CDO and CTO teams.
Army appointing new ‘data representatives’ across divisions
The Army is working to spread data literacy across the ranks, ordering divisions to appoint data representatives who will work with the DOD CDO.
DOD ‘considering qualified candidates’ for CDO as it transitions role
The Department of Defense CDO will now be housed under the CIO's purview, and Dana Deasy is "considering qualified candidates" for the role, currently held by Michael Conlin.