Advancing the federal data strategy



The federal Chief Data Officer (CDO) position is a pivotal and transformational role that can significantly benefit the collection, organization, analysis and use of data in the agency as well as improve its value to society.


The CDO Playbook is an iterative document that explores and defines the evolution of the federal CDO role.

Play 1

Cultivate strong relationships to partner on solving mission problems with data.

Play 2

Promote data sharing and break organizational silos.

Play 3

Build a data-driven culture by taking the lead to improve data literacy and acumen within your agency.

Play 4

Drive transformation through a mission focused data and analytics strategy that can influence the enterprise-wide business strategy and answer key agency questions.


Federal policies and guidelines.