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Nick Hart, president and CEO of Data Foundation, and Josh Martin, chief data officer of Indiana, speak at the NASCIO midyear conference on May 1, 2023. (Colin Wood / Scoop News Group)

Indiana trained 1,800 employees in data literacy

Indiana Chief Data Officer Josh Martin said more than 1,800 state employees have taken the state's Data Proficiency Program.
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From left: NHS England Chief Data and Analytics Officer Ming Tang; Baltimore Chief Data Officer Justin Elszasz; Louisville, Kentucky, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer Grace Simrall; and Johns Hopkins University Associate Vice Provost for Public Sector Innovation Beth Blauer speak at the Bloomberg Philanthropies CityLab 2022 event in Amsterdam. (Screenshot / Bloomberg Philanthropies)

Dashboards aren’t always good for the long haul, data officers say

Dashboards can be an unsustainable and not particularly useful way of sharing information with people, a group of city data leaders warned.
Florida's Community Coronavirus Dashboard
Florida’s Community Coronavirus Dashboard, created by former state Department of Health GIS manager Rebekah Jones. (Screenshot / StateScoop)

Fired Florida GIS manager creates her own coronavirus dashboard

Rebekah Jones, who was fired in May after accusing her superiors trying to manipulate coronavirus data, created her own dashboard, painting a grimmer picture than the state's…