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|Resource Name||Description||Link to Site||Category||Tags||hf:tax:resources_category|
|Data.gov Data Standards Repository|
Per Federal Data Strategy Action 20, a data standards repository to accelerate the creation and adoption of data standards across agencies.
|Visit Website||Govt Website, Standards||Federal Data Strategy, repository, standards||gov-site standards|
|DHS Chief Data Officer Council Website|
The DHS Chief Data Officer Council is a senior-leadership governance body that will mature Enterprise Data Management across the Department.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||cdo, CDO Council||gov-site|
|DATAVERSITY Weekly Newsletter|
DATAVERSITY delivers updates on the latest articles, blogs, podcast episodes weekly, plus information on upcoming events and online education.
|Visit Website||Newsletter||articles, case study, events, newsletter, training||newsletter|
CDO Magazine delivers C-suite-worthy insights essential to accelerating adoption of the disciplines needed for success in the digital society.
|Visit Website||Content Publisher||articles, events, magazine, podcasts, publisher||publisher|
|Cloud Data Management Capabilities Framework (CDMC)|
The EDM Council’s CDMC is a best practices, assessment, and certification framework for effectively managing data in the cloud.
|Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act, PDF)|
The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) required new standards for federal expenditure data and improving data quality on USASpending.gov.
|Visit Website||Legislation||expenditures, legislation, OMB, spending||legislation|
|GSA Data & Analytics COE Playbook|
The GSA D&A COE developed this 10-play Playbook so agencies can lead more effective government policies and programs and make more data-driven decisions.
|Visit Website||Govt Website, Standards||analytics, data, GSA||gov-site standards|
|Data.gov Case Studies & Examples|
Articles, use cases, and proof points describing projects undertaken by data managers and data practitioners across the federal government.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||case study||gov-site|
|Data.gov Guidance on Data Legislation|
Guidance from the Office of Management and Budget on data issues, and other memoranda applicable to federal agencies.
|Visit Website||Govt Website, Legislation||CIPSEA, Federal Data Strategy, FIPS 199, FOIA, guidance, legislation, Privacy Act||gov-site legislation|
The Data Coalition advocates for responsible policies to make government data high-quality, accessible, and usable.
|Visit Website||Organization||Data Coalition, Data Foundation, open data||org|
|Data.gov Data Incubator Resources|
Crowdsourcing, prize competitions, public-private partnerships, and other resources to support the incubation of data projects.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||data, incubators||gov-site|
|Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (PDF)|
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 directed OMB to create a searchable, public website with federal expenditure data.
|Visit Website||Legislation||expenditures, OMB, spending||legislation|
|Data.gov Skills Development Resources|
Guides, tutorials, and personnel-related resources to build and develop a data-savvy workforce.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||CDO Playbook, data skills||gov-site|
|CDO Magazine Executive Briefing Newsletter|
CDO Magazine’s Executive Briefing free newsletter is distributed 2x/week, containing articles and interviews relevant to data and analytics.
|Visit Website||Newsletter||analytics, articles, interviews, newsletter||newsletter|
|Catalog & Cocktails Podcast|
Each 30-minute episode of Catalog & Cocktails features visionary leaders about enterprise data management and analytics.
|Visit Website||Podcast||analytics, architecture, data management, DataOps, interviews, metadata||podcast|
|Data Management Capability Assessment Model (DCAM)|
Developed by the EDM Council, the Data Management Capability Assessment Model (DCAM) is the industry-standard framework for data management.
|Visit Website||Standards||data management, DCAM||standards|
|Data.gov Data Management & Governance Resources|
Playbooks, guidance, templates, and other resources to support data governance and management and policy implementation in federal agencies.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||data governance, data management, playbooks, policy, templates||gov-site|
CDO.gov is the official website of the Federal CDO Council.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||cdo, data, government, website||gov-site|
DATAVERSITY is a producer of educational resources for business and IT professionals on the uses and management of data.
|Visit Website||Content Publisher||articles, case study, training||publisher|
The EDM Council is the leading global advocate for the development and implementation of data standards, best practices, and comprehensive training and certification programs.
|GSA Data and Analytics Center of Excellence|
The GSA Data and Analytics Center of Excellence offers a customized Data and Analytics strategy service that enables optimal access to agency data.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||analytics, cdo, data, GSA, guidance||gov-site|
|CDO Council “Unstructured Data” Podcast|
The podcast “Unstructured Data: Casual Conversations about Federal Data” is hosted by the Federal CDO Council to spotlight how agencies leverage the power of data.
|Visit Website||Podcast||case study, CDO Council, data, podcasts||podcast|
|Data.gov Data Tools|
Software tools and complementary resources to support the hands-on work of data practitioners.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||data, government, tools||gov-site|
|CDO Magazine Podcasts|
CDO Magazine interviews data leaders and posts the interviews on its website and on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/show/1mOuN2AOmAG08krSbPELTQ.
|Visit Website||Podcast||CDO Magazine, podcasts||podcast|
|Federal IT Dashboard|
The GSA’s Federal IT Dashboard enables agencies, OMB, Congress, GAO, and the public to understand and manage IT portfolio investments.
|Visit Website||Govt Website||dashboard, GSA, OMB||gov-site|
|Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (PDF)|
The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 requires agencies to submit plans for identifying and addressing policy questions and appoint a CDO.
|Visit Website||Legislation||cdo, data catalog, legislation, OMB, open data||legislation|
|2023-2025 IC Data Strategy|
The IC CDO Council just released the 2023-2025 IC Data Strategy on July 18, 2023, subtitled “The IC Data-Driven Future: Unlocking Mission Value and Insight”.
|Visit Website||Agency Resource, Data Strategy||Data Strategy, IC, Intelligence Community||agency-resource data-strategy|