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DOD Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk Receives First Wash100 Award for Leading DOD’s Data Strategy & Culture

Dave Spirk Chief Data Officer DOD

Executive Mosaic has announced that Dave Spirk, chief data officer for the Department of Defense (DOD), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for leading DOD’s new data strategy, advancing the department’s principles to adapt its data culture to support U.S. warfighters and military capabilities. Spirk has received the most prestigious and coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon). 

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GDIT's Kristie Grinnell: Transitioning to Cloud Calls for Agencies to Understand Data Strategies First

Kristie Grinnell Global CIO General Dynamics IT

Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' information technology business, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on FedScoop that government agencies seeking to optimize the capabilities that cloud offers should first understand their data strategies and identify which cloud service could best support the needs of their organizations.

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Cloudera Government Solutions’ Henry Sowell: Automated Tools Could Help Agencies Glean Insights From Streaming Data

Henry Sowell CIO Cloudera

Henry Sowell, chief information officer for Cloudera Government Solutions, wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Nextgov that agencies seeking to optimize streaming data for decision-making should adopt a data platform that could help analyze large volumes of data in real time using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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DoD Announces Data Strategy to Advance Joint Warfighting; Dave Spirk Quoted

Dave Spirk CDO DoD

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new data strategy, intended to drive the defense department to more effectively use data. Dave Spirk, the recently appointed chief data officer (CDO) for DoD, said that the strategy will support a “joint warfighting“ approach to data collection, management and use. Spirk was appointed to the role in June 2020. 

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Booz Allen's Dan Tucker: Agencies Need Data Strategy to Facilitate Cloud Migration

Booz Allen's Dan Tucker: Agencies Need Data Strategy to Facilitate Cloud Migration - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, told Meritalk in an interview published Tuesday that federal agencies need to assess their data architecture and future requirements for data scalability and extensibility when moving workloads to the cloud. “You almost need the data strategy at the application and portfolio level before you can lay out your cloud strategy,“ Tucker said.

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