This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Please register below to reserve your space.
Guest: Aneesh Chopra, co-founder Hunch Analytics and former U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Description: The federal open data strategy includes efforts to spur a broader ecosystem of users and actively market federal data. What are “data jams,” “datapaloozas,” and hackathons, and how is the government using them to broaden awareness, prioritize resources, and accelerate feedback? What is the role of incentive prizes in data innovation? A number of federal agencies are establishing a Chief Data Officer role to evangelize their data assets. How is this role distinct from CIO and CTO responsibilities?
Time: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Taubman Building Room 102, Women and Public Policy Program Cason Conference Room
- Nick Sinai – 2015: Year of the Chief Data Officer
- (Video) – Todd Park on Project Open Data
- (Video) – Jay Nath, Chief Innovation Officer of San Francisco on “connected empowerment”
- NPR – Datapalooza: A Concept, a Conference, and a Movement
- Eric Hysen – Let’s build the road network of civic tech
- (Video) – Zillow’s Hack Housing
- FTC: Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability