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Using Data as a Strategic Asset (webinar)

  • April 2018
  • Number of views: 1561
Using Data as a Strategic Asset (webinar)

Pew interviewed over 350 state leaders across the U.S. and reviewed relevant laws, documents, and policies in all the states to produce a report detailing five key actions states can take to promote data-driven decision-making:

• Plan ahead by setting up guiding goals and structures.
• Build the state government's capacity to effectively use data.
• Ensure that quality data can be accessed and used by stakeholders.
• Analyze data to create meaningful information.
• Sustain support for continued data efforts.

This webinar provided a fresh understanding of the challenges facing state governments today, as well as insights on how they can capitalize on these key actions to promote data-driven decision-making.

Making The Shift from IT to Business Data Governance (webinar)

  • January 2018
  • Number of views: 2297
Making The Shift from IT to Business Data Governance (webinar)
From an assembly line service model to a one-stop service model, government is increasingly pressured to efficiently streamline and/or collaborate services, internally and for the citizens we serve. What does this mean for the data? Ellena Schoop walked through several recent case studies on data governance in the state of Minnesota, the similarities and differences. This presentation was interactive, and it will help you with techniques on where to start and how to make the shift from IT to the business leading the data governance effort.

Game Changer: Influencing Program Outcomes with Data (video)

  • December 2017
  • Number of views: 2085
Game Changer:  Influencing Program Outcomes with Data (video)

Michele Hovet, KSM Consulting presents Influencing Program Outcomes with Data  from the Game Changers session at the NASCIO 2017 Annual Conference in Austin, TX. 

In 5 minutes, speakers highlighted a future disrupter for state government. 

Successful Metadata Management Strategy and Implementation for State Government (webinar)

  • December 2017
  • Number of views: 2928
Successful Metadata Management Strategy and Implementation for State Government (webinar)

Effective metadata management is no longer an option, but an absolute requirement for state governments and federal agencies looking to enable their master data management and data governance initiatives.  Without proper metadata management their IT departments cannot manage their systems and ensure that they are providing the true value to the agency.

This practical course leverages the lessons learned from successful metadata management programs and it explains:
•    Metadata Management Fundamentals
•    Business vs. Technical Metadata
•    Metadata Management Use Cases
•    Metadata ROI
•    Metadata Management and Data Management

State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2018

  • November 2017
  • Number of views: 9619
State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2018

NASCIO conducts a survey of the state CIOs to identify and prioritize the top policy and technology issues facing state government. The CIOs top ten priorities are identified and used as input to NASCIO's programs, planning for conference sessions, and publications.

8 Steps to Implementing a Successful Enterprise Data Management Program for State Governments Based on the DAMA-DMBOK (webinar)

  • October 2017
  • Number of views: 3063
8 Steps to Implementing a Successful Enterprise Data Management Program for State Governments Based on the DAMA-DMBOK (webinar)

Provides a step by step approach for initiating the foundations for a successful Enterprise Data Management / Information Management (EDM / EIM) program in state governments based on the DAMA-Data Management Body of Knowledge framework. 

Main learning objectives: 
- Demonstrating value of using the vendor-neutral DAMA-DMBOK framework for Enterprise Data / Information Management (EDM / EIM)
- Practical approaches to EDM / EIM implementation within state government
- EIM / EDM assessment – the starting point
- Developing an EIM program scope and plan based on the DAMA-DMBOK framework
- Overcoming common challenges and obstacles to success based on actual state government EDM / EIM implementations

Better Data Security Through Classification: A Game Plan for Smart Cybersecurity Investments

  • April 2017
  • Number of views: 5112
Better Data Security Through Classification: A Game Plan for Smart Cybersecurity Investments
The brief, a joint project between NASCIO’s Cybersecurity Committee and Data Protection Working Group, explains why a risk based cybersecurity approach is the most beneficial to state government data. When states take a risk based approach they improve operational efficiency, assessments are more accurate, attack surfaces are reduced and decision making is improved. As the brief states, taking an enterprise mentality brings together previously silo-based security and IT tools and allows for ongoing and continuous data monitoring and assessing.

Data Management Maturity: Achieving Best Practices (webinar)

  • March 2017
  • Number of views: 3181
The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization's data management capabilities. The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover gaps to remediate, and strengths to leverage. The assessment method reveals priorities, business needs, and a clear, rapid path for process improvements. This webinar will describe the DMM, its evolution, and illustrate its use as a roadmap guiding organizational data management improvements.

Advancing Digital Government: Better Decision-Making Through Data Sharing Agreements

  • March 2017
  • Number of views: 6175
Advancing Digital Government: Better Decision-Making Through Data Sharing Agreements

This report describes the purpose and the principles for creating data sharing agreements as well as enterprise wide memorandum of understanding (MOU).  The intent is to avoid surprises and ensure everyone involved knows the parameters for sharing certain types of information.  When possible, enterprise MOUs should be in place that encourage information sharing.  The ultimate outcome is better informed decisions so state government is reaching the outcomes it is seeking for its citizens.

Managing Change: How the Indiana County/State Data Sharing Initiative Mapped Its Way to Success (webinar)

  • February 2017
  • Number of views: 5313
Managing Change: How the Indiana County/State Data Sharing Initiative Mapped Its Way to Success (webinar)
All 92 Indiana counties have voluntarily provided key geospatial data with the Indiana Geographic Information Office. One hundred percent cooperation was not easy and it took several years to accomplish. This presentation focuses on the drivers that encouraged the effort and the resistors that hampered success and how managing both sides of the change equation worked in Indiana.
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