WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has published its first data strategy, calling for a cultural shift across the military to use data at every echelon in support of warfighting. Fedscoop reports. Continue reading original article
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21 Oct. 2020 -- Developed under the leadership of new DOD Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk, the strategy repeats common calls from technology leaders in the military to use data as a strategic asset and to make data available for all users — but it adds a new emphasis on data’s use in war.
The strategy comes after efforts to find ways for the military to use data as a warfighting tool. Now the DOD is looking for cultural shifts to make the department’s goals reality.
The strategy calls for creating practices to give leaders insight into their business decisions and wide access to understandable data.
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