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Data Literacy in New York State

Todd Harbour, NYS Chief Data Officer

June 21, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
(8:30 am Check-In)
The NYS Forum
24 Aviation Road, Suite 206, Albany, NY

Webex available for this event

Presentation Overview

Todd Harbour, the Chief Data Officer for New York State will present an overview of his offices plans to design and implement a data management regime for New York State Government. Todd's work includes developing a data governance strategy, framework, and roadmap, defining a unified information architecture, realizing master data, coordinating data sharing, and establish a state-wide data analytics community of practice.

Additionally, Todd will provide an informative summary on the impact of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), the recently enacted Federal Government data classification. CUI will have broad effects at many levels including application data, security, physical storage environments, websites and end of life data destruction. The summary will conclude with the CUI implementation activities underway.


  • Todd Harbour, Chief Data Officer (CDO) New York State

    Prior to joining NYS Todd was a senior intelligence officer leading work to produce his organization's data management strategy, business framework, and data management platform, a technical solution that manages data across entire data lifecycle, as well as providing solid basis for answering questions from Congress and organizational leaders.

    Todd is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), Scrum Master (CSM), and Chief Information Officer (CIO) with the Project Management Institute and National Defense University, respectively. Todd is also a certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and Data Governance and Stewardship Professional (DGSP) with the Data Management Association (DAMA). Todd currently holds 4 graduate degrees in information systems, project management, business administration, and government information leadership.


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