“The Department of Homeland Security is officially recruiting a new chief data officer to optimize its planning and evaluation, according to the department’s chief information officer.
“We have a chief human capital officer, we have the chief procurement officer, we have the chief security officer, the chief financial officer, all of those involve a lot of data,” said DHS CIO Karen Evans…”
“The department’s chief data officer, Evans said, will have a council that includes chief technology officers and chief information officers that will be under her office. But the CDO will also work closely with the CXOs, particularly the chief financial officer, to improve the decisions of what’s called the management directorate.
‘The chief financial officer also has the performance piece, and the planning and evaluation piece under the data act,’ Evans said. ‘And so this office will have that key relationship and that key partnership about building that out, not only within our CXO community but also within our components.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: DHS CIO Shares Plans for Next Chief Data Officer – By Mariam Baksh – November 19, 2020. Nextgov.