Federal CDO Council getting ready 10 information science coaching program use circumstances – FedScoop

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Dave Nyczepir

The Federal Chief Data Officers Council plans to launch 10 information science coaching program use circumstances quickly in an indication of the company collaboration to come back, in keeping with Chair Ted Kaouk.

Each use case will function a distinct company just like the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Data Science CoLab or the Air Force‘s information governance certification program.

The use circumstances have been compiled by the council’s Data Skills Development Working Group, which goals to bolster businesses’ information workforce.

“We have an opportunity to accelerate that learning because we can learn about what others are doing — what’s worked for them,” mentioned Kaouk, who primarily serves as CDO of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, throughout an ACT-IAC occasion Tuesday. “And I think that crosses the data skills domain; that crosses data sharing.”

The use circumstances come shortly after the joint hiring announcement for information scientists issued by 10 businesses in January, a venture led by the U.S. Digital Service in partnership with the Federal CDO Council.

Meanwhile, the council’s COVID-19 Data Coordination Working Group has developed various prototypes addressing data-sharing challenges between businesses.

“That’s really focused on working with HHS to facilitate broader access to key public health data across internal agencies and developing decision support tools that are primed to be shared across agencies,” Kaouk mentioned.

The council is equally working with the Census Bureau to enhance businesses’ entry to its American Community Survey information.

And Kaouk anticipates businesses will create their first synthetic intelligence inventories later this 12 months, as soon as the council releases the steerage it’s creating with the Federal Chief Information Officers Council. The inventories will element every company’s present and deliberate AI use circumstances for everybody’s profit.

The council is creating a framework for coordinating with the opposite Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act councils geared towards analysis officers, statistical officers and privateness officers. And it’s updating present steerage to mirror the Biden administration’s priorities.

Those priorities embrace higher information administration, abilities and infrastructure; racial fairness; and evaluation of knowledge assortment practices and privateness protections for COVID-19 information specifically.

The council has about 80 member businesses presently.

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ACT-IAC, Air Force, chief data officer (CDO), Chief Data Officers Council, coronavirus, Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Federal CIO Council, Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, Ted Kaouk, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Digital Service


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