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Data management & governance
Playbooks, guidance, templates, and other resources to support the implementation of policy, the creation of data governance structures, and the day-to-day work of data management in the federal government
The Data Ethics Framework supports the Federal Data Strategy by helping federal leaders and data users make ethical decisions as they acquire, manage, and use data in support of their agencies’ missions.
Best practices from W3C related to the publication and usage of data on the Web designed to help support a self-sustaining ecosystem. Data should be discoverable and understandable by humans and machines. Where data is used in some way, whether by the originator of the data or by an external party, such usage should also be discoverable and the efforts of the data publisher recognized. In short, following these Best Practices will facilitate interaction between publishers and consumers.
The Data.gov Dashboard is a website enabling Federal agencies, industry, and the general public and other stakeholders to view details on how Federal agencies are progressing on implementing the Federal Open Data Policy.
The Digital Services Playbook is a resource of 13 key “plays” drawn from successful practices from the private sector and government that, when used together, will help government build effective digital services.
The Federal CDO Council’s Approach to Measure Chief Data Officer Value and Impact paper proposes several ways CDOs can measure the impact and value of their initiatives,including enterprise analytics programs, and proposes adopting a product management mentality in addition to an asset management mentality to help ensure the alignment of data programs and initiatives to business and mission outcomes.
Federal Chief Data Officers (CDOs) are pivotal and transformational in revolutionizing data management. This paper seeks to help agency CDOs implement key components of successful Enterprise Analytics programs by applying lessons learned from successful programs established since the passage of the Evidence Act.
The report is intended to provide a common language and framework for reporting on the quality of data sets and a foundation upon which federal agencies can make decision about the management of data products throughout their lifecycle. The report fulfills a responsibility under Action Step 19 of the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan.
Many federal agencies have held open data events to engage with the public, the private sector, non-profits, academia and others on open data issues. This guidance outlines best practices for holding open data events.
Defines principles for the term "open" in regards to "open data" and "open content" to ensure quality and encourage compatibility between different pools of open material. The Open Definition, put most succinctly: "Open data and content can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose.”
The U.S. Public Participation Playbook is a resource for government managers to effectively evaluate and build better services through public participation using best practices and performance metrics.