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. Texas Data Management Framework 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 Download the guide Quick Links Texas Open Data Portal Information for Data Officers Texas Data Management Program focus areas Open Data Portal Official State repository for publicly accessible data for citizens to self-serve public information requests Open Data Portal Data Sharing More efficient inter-agency data sharing through the use of the Texas Statewide Data Exchange Compact (TSDEC) Data Sharing Data Management Foundational key principles of building a data management program: data governance, data quality, metadata, etc. Data Management Data Literacy Education on key data management principles, open data practices, and analytical methodologies Data Literacy Data Analytics Tools and methodologies to gain greater insights into data and developing meaningful visualizations and dashboards Data Analytics About File Formats Some documents on this page are in the PDF format. Please download the Adobe Reader in order to view these documents.