Timeline: Rise of the Chief Data Officer


Charting the evolution of the government's open data movement.

Over the past few years, a growing number of federal agencies have appointed a chief data officer , or CDO, to help them manage their data as an asset -- releasing it to citizens and entrepreneurs alike and scrutinizing it internally to derive new insights and drive efficiencies.

The timeline below traces the history of the CDO role in government and some other points in the open data movement.

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