DataShare is a new podcast series that invites listeners to learn from top experts about government data policies. We will explore the dilemmas and potential solutions to make sure we build a sustainable data infrastructure.
The Future of Sustainable Data Practices in Government: Looking ahead, 2021 and beyond
We have spent this season examining the challenges in building sustainable data practices and processes and talking over potential solutions and best practices. In this final episode, we will look forward to the future and discuss the congressional action that is required to move the yardstick, and outline what steps an incoming Administration should take to continue the on-going work across government.
The Importance of Reporting Transparency
As policymakers work to ensure that data is accessible and usable, it is also vital that the public can trust the quality of the data. This episode considers what role data quality and transparency have in boosting public trust, while its accompanying webinar will look at the best practices for businesses and government agencies to build public trust in times of uncertainty.
The Legislative Branch’s Role in Advancing Sustainable Data Practices
Congress has a pivotal role to play in ensuring that the government is engaging in sustainable data practices. What have been some recent legislative wins when it comes to data management? How can Congress incorporate data best practices into future legislation? And what is their responsibility to ensure the successful implementation of data laws?
How are Chief Data Officers Tackling Federal Data Needs?
The federal government is a unique enterprise and has unique challenges in building long term, sustainable data practices. How are chief data officers tackling these challenges, and what are lessons learned from other organizations that can help tackle the problems?
Defining the Challenges to Sustainable Data Systems
The federal government controls vast troves of data but has yet to realize the full potential of these assets in making good policy. What does sustainable data look like, and what has stood in the government’s way of making the most of the data to date? What new and unique challenges are coming into focus? This first episode of DataShare will explore the roadblocks that we’ve overcome and the ones we need to avoid to kick off the series discussion on building a sustainable data system across government.