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CAP Goal IconLeveraging Data as a Strategic Asset




Goal Leaders


Pradeep Belur,
Chief of Staff, Small Business Administration

Karen Dunn Kelley,
Under Secretary of Economic Affairs and Acting Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce

Jack Wilmer,
Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and IT Modernization, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Suzette Kent,
Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget

Nancy Potok,
Chief Statistician of the United Sates, Office of Management and Budget

Goal Statement


PMG_red_target_iconLeverage data as a strategic asset to grow the economy, increase the effectiveness of the Federal Government, facilitate oversight, and promote transparency.

The Challenge


PMG_red_target_iconThe use of data is transforming society, business, and the economy. Data provided by the Federal Government have a unique place in society and maintaining trust in Federal data is pivotal to a democratic process. The Federal Government needs a robust, integrated approach to using data to deliver on mission, serve customers, and steward resources while respecting privacy and confidentiality.

The Opportunity


PMG_red_target_iconThere are opportunities to:   develop a long-term, enterprise-wide Federal Data Strategy to better govern and leverage the Federal Government’s data; enable government data to be accessible and useful for the American public, businesses, and researchers; improve the use of data for decision-making and accountability for the Federal Government, including for policy-making, innovation, oversight, and learning.

Action Plans and Progress Updates


Action Plan Icon  Download the FY2018 Q1 Action Plan