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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

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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