In collaboration with the White House Data Cabinet Policy Working Group, the Big Data Hubs are seeking input on how community leaders are developing data science capacity. We would love to hear your perspective on this critical topic. All questions are optional. Responses received by Wednesday 12/14 1 pm ET will be shared in aggregate at a roundtable session in DC. The content will guide a team from the Midwest, Northeast, South, and West Big Data Innovation Hubs in drafting a case studies paper that will be shared with the BD Hubs community. Please direct any questions/comments and suggestions to ken2115@columbia.edu. Thanks for adding your voice to the conversation! 

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* 1. What were/are your main challenges in developing a supportive data-oriented culture, technology, policy, and governance?

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* 2. What were the toughest choices you had to make?

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* 3. What are the most useful resources you’ve leveraged or built?

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* 4. What key starting assumptions have turned out to be most true and which have not? Do these change your advice to others developing or executing a data capacity building strategy?

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* 5. Are your organization’s data pipelines or workflows evolving or improved as a result of this capacity building?

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* 6. How do you measure the impact of your capacity building efforts? What impact measures would you recommend for others based on the relative value of your current measures?

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* 7. How might the Big Data Hubs Community work together to accelerate and scale our efforts?

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* 8. What sector does your organization fall under?

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* 9. Please provide your contact information (optional) if you are willing to be contacted for further conversation.

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