Establishing the data management vision and direction for the State of Texas

The primary goals of the Office of the Chief Data Officer are to: 

  • Improve data governance and integrity statewide 
  • Seek opportunities for data sharing across government 
  • Work with agencies and institutions of higher education to collaboratively develop data policies, standards, and best practices. 

What resources are available to develop an agency’s data management program?

The Texas Data Management Framework: Fast Start Learning Guide captures critical data management principles

Texas Data Management Program focus areas

Open Data Portal
Official State repository for publicly accessible data for citizens to self-serve public information requests
Open Data Portal
Data Sharing
More efficient inter-agency data sharing through the use of the Texas Statewide Data Exchange Compact (TSDEC)
Data Sharing
Data Management
Foundational key principles of building a data management program: data governance, data quality, metadata, etc.
Data Management
Data Literacy
Education on key data management principles, open data practices, and analytical methodologies
Data Literacy
Data Analytics
Tools and methodologies to gain greater insights into data and developing meaningful visualizations and dashboards
Data Analytics

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