NASCIO 2023: How State CIOs Are Improving Data Maturity and Governance
In NASCIO's recent State CIO Survey, 69 percent of states ranked their data maturity and governance as being in the beginning stages. What are the challenges to data governance, and what can states do to accelerate evolution? Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes and North Carolina CIO James Weaver offer their perspectives.
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Tarek Tomes, CIO, Minnesota
James Weaver, CIO, North Carolina
- Data governance should be a whole-of-state initiative that involves more than just technologists.
- States must educate their business partners and stakeholders on the importance of data governance.
- Combining disparate data sets across agencies can give states a better understanding of their data maturity.