White Paper: Implementing Data Strategy Across the Department of Defense

Overcoming Challenges to Drive Mission Success

Summary of Roundtable, hosted by ATARC on May 11, 2021

The October 2020 Department of Defense (DoD) Data Strategy aimed at providing a framework for transforming the DoD into “a data-centric enterprise.” The ultimate goal of the Strategy is to see the DoD become “a data-centric organization that uses data at speed and scale for operational advantage and increased efficiency.” 

In an ATARC hosted private roundtable, experts from across the DoD explored what this means for the Department’s component agencies, military departments, and service branches. Read this summary White Paper for insights on advances made in crafting and rolling out the new Data Strategy, as well as remaining challenges as it relates to shifting personnel requirements and downstream implementation.