Establishing the data management vision and direction for the State of Texas
The primary goals of the Office of the Chief Data Officer are to:
- Improve data governance and integrity statewide
- Seek opportunities for data sharing across government
- Work with agencies and institutions of higher education to collaboratively develop data policies, standards, and best practices.
What resources are available to develop an agency’s data management program?
The Texas Data Management Framework: Fast Start Learning Guide captures critical data management principles
Texas Data Management Program focus areas
Open Data Portal
Official State repository for publicly accessible data for citizens to self-serve public information requests
More efficient inter-agency data sharing through the use of the Texas Statewide Data Exchange Compact (TSDEC)
Foundational key principles of building a data management program: data governance, data quality, metadata, etc.
Education on key data management principles, open data practices, and analytical methodologies
Tools and methodologies to gain greater insights into data and developing meaningful visualizations and dashboards
Educational event for Texas public sector IT professionals focusing on data and emerging technology
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