Results for "data analysis"

Case studies & examples

BUILDER: A Science-Based Approach to Infrastructure Management

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) adopted a data-driven, risk-informed strategy to better assess risks, prioritize investments, and cost effectively modernize its aging nuclear infrastructure. NNSA’s new strategy, and lessons learned during its implementation, will help inform other federal data practitioners’ efforts to maintain facility-level information while enabling accurate and timely enterprise-wide infrastructure analysis.

Source

Department of Energy

Keywords

data management, data analysis, process redesign, Federal Data Strategy

The Census Bureau Uses Its Own Data to Increase Response Rates, Helps Communities and Other Stakeholders Do the Same

The Census Bureau team produced a new interactive mapping tool in early 2018 called the Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM), an application that resulted in wider use of authoritative Census Bureau data, not only to improve the Census Bureau’s own operational efficiency, but also for use by tribal, state, and local governments, national and local partners, and other community groups. Other agency data practitioners can learn from the Census Bureau team’s experience communicating technical needs to non-technical executives, building analysis tools with widely-used software, and integrating efforts with stakeholders and users.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Culture at CMS

This case study describes how CMS announced the creation of the Office of Information Products and Data Analytics (OIPDA) to take the lead in making data use and dissemination a core function of the agency.

Source

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Keywords

data management, data sharing, data analysis, data analytics

Format

PDF (10 pages)

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Data tools

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Tools

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) is a law that requires financial institutions to maintain and annually disclose data about home purchases, home purchase pre-approvals, home improvement, and refinance applications. These tools from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) make analyzing mortgage application data much easier.

Source

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Keywords

data analytics, data analysis

qu

qu is an open source data platform created to serve the public data sets of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The goals of this platform are to import data in a Google-Dataset-inspired format, Query data using a Socrata-Open-Data-API-inspired API, and export data in JSON or CSV format.

Source

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Keywords

open data, API, data cleaning, data analysis

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Skills development

Improving Agency Data Skills Playbook

Improving staff data skills allows agencies to better harness the power of data. This playbook provides advice and tools for assessing data skills and addressing gaps. Executing the activities contained in this document will help agencies progress in fulfilling requirements of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 and related guidance.

Source

Federal Data Strategy

Keywords

data governance, Federal Data Strategy, data analysis, workforce development

Format

PDF (26 pages)

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