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Case studies & examples

The Veterans Legacy Memorial

The Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM) is a digital platform to help families, survivors, and fellow veterans to take a leading role in honoring their beloved veteran. Built on millions of existing National Cemetery Administration (NCA) records in a 25-year-old database, VLM is a powerful example of an agency harnessing the potential of a legacy system to provide a modernized service that better serves the public.


Veterans Administration


data sharing, data visualization, Federal Data Strategy

U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Census Bureau collaborate on national roads and boundaries data

It is a well-kept secret that the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Census Bureau were the original two federal agencies to build the first national digital database of roads and boundaries in the United States. The agencies joined forces to develop homegrown computer software and state of the art technologies to convert existing USGS topographic maps of the nation to the points, lines, and polygons that fueled early GIS. Today, the USGS and Census Bureau have a longstanding goal to leverage and use roads and authoritative boundary datasets.

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Data incubator allows Federal agencies to crowdsource ideas from the public and solves problems. The Challenge and Prize Toolkit joins the Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit, launched in February 2016, as open innovation resources designed to help to engage the public. Browse the challenges on the site for topics. Register for an account to participate.


General Services Administration


crowdsourcing, prize competitions, data analysis, data visualization

The Opportunity Project

The Opportunity Project of the U.S. Census Bureau is a collaborative effort between government agencies, technology companies, and nongovernment organizations to translate into user-friendly tools to solve real world problems for families, communities, and businesses nationwide.

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Data tools

Data Visualization Wizard

The Data Visualization Wizard provides a fast way to get data visualizations online using Drupal and uploaded spreadsheets.



data visualization

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Skills development

CDO Playbook - Advancing the Federal Data Strategy

The CDO Playbook is an iterative document that explores and defines the evolution of the federal CDO role. It provides new and existing CDOs with guiding principles, opportunities for quick wins, and best practices to navigate some of the key areas that CDOs should focus on today and over the next few years.


Chief Data Officers Council


data management, data visualization, federal data strategy, data governance

Data Scientist Titling Guidance

This memo provides titling guidance to agency Human Resources Offices for use in classifying data science positions within agencies.

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