Trends Report

Data Leadership Drives Government Transformation: Hail To The Chief (Of Data)

Governments Appoint CDOs In All But The Name

March 22nd, 2016
Jennifer Belissent, PhD, null
Jennifer Belissent, PhD
With contributors:
Holger Kisker, Ph.D. , Carmen Margarit-Stoica , Kara Hartig


Governments struggle to meet the rising expectations of their citizens. Despite budget shortfalls and skills deficits, however, many governments have begun to successfully leverage a plentiful resource: data. New leadership has taken responsibility for accelerating the publication of government data and promoting its use both internally and outside of the halls of government. This report helps CIOs and their executive peers understand how new data officers successfully orchestrate programs to improve transparency, performance, and innovation.

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