Most of the first calendar quarter milestones in the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan have been fully met, several partially met and data collection pending on several others, according to a posting on strategy.data.gov.
The strategy seeks to leverage data within and beyond government, with initiatives focused on building a culture that values data and promotes public use; governing, managing, and protecting data; and promoting efficient and appropriate data use.
Among milestones completely met by March 31, it said, were creation of the Chief Data Officers Council and the Federal Data Policy Committee; publication of a request for information on barriers to quality and access; and creation a pilot portal for a one-stop standard research application. Among those partially completed are creation of an infrastructure/security roadmap for production platform; updating comprehensive data inventories at least every three months; and publishing agency data governance materials on each agency’s .gov/data page.
Among those pending data collection are creating a performance measurement tool to gain insight on what useful resources can be developed to assist agencies in completing these milestones and capture agency status on a rolling basis; and implementing a performance measurement tool to gain insight on what useful resources can be developed to assist agencies in completing milestones and capture agency status on a rolling basis.