Leveraging Data to Improve Mission Effectiveness

Example Track 1

Panel: Transforming Data into Actionable Intelligence

May 15, 2019

10:25AM - 11:05AM

Patricia Craighill

Director, DevOps Implementation, Office of Information and Technology

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Turning raw data into refined insights that drive action and mission requires robust technology and a sound strategy. Everyone has an opinion. Measure the right things. Understand data contextualization. Develop a rigorous optimization plan. Break down silos, of course. When you get past the basics, though, what works in one organization doesn’t always work somewhere else. In this session, learn how to assess the factors that will allow your agency to extract value from data.