Harnessing Big Data within the Federal Government

Findings and Recommendations of ATARC’s Big Data Innovation Lab, December 2015


  • Objective
  • Define big data
  • Identify the challenges Big Data presents
  • Develop strategies to surmount challenges
  • Harness Big Data to make better decisions

Critical issues addressed in the report

  • Data as an asset
  • Data as a catalyst
  • Extracting value from data
  • Role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO)
  • Data infrastructure
  • Safeguarding federal data