Carlos Rivero

Measuring the impact of data programs is about more than just dollars


States are spending more on data-driven projects than ever before — but are they getting a return on their investments?

Virginia's data chief says he's stepping down


Carlos Rivero, who joined the state government in 2018, said he's stepping down to spend more time with his family.

Virginia launches dashboards to track public health and equity


Gov. Ralph Northam announced a pair of digital dashboards dedicated to tracking the state's progress on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and improving public health overall.

Is your city running data drills for pandemic prep?


City and state officials say improving data governance can help government respond to crises like the coronavirus pandemic faster and with greater precision.

Virginia launches digital tools to aid communities' COVID-19 response


Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expanding two statewide data analysis platforms to help people find jobs and support localities allocate resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virginia names its first chief data officer


Carlos Rivero, formerly the top data official at the Federal Transit Administration, will be tasked with improving the commonwealth's information sharing and transparency.