Chief Data Officer
Carlos Rivero

Strategic Governance

Secure and Appropriate Data Sharing

Enterprise Analytics Services

To maximize the value of Commonwealth data and inform actionable intelligence that helps Virginians live better lives.

Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer

Virtual Virginia Datathon: 10.01.2020 - 10.02.2020

The Virtual Virginia Datathon brings together state agencies, localities, students, non-profits and the private sector to leverage technology and data to develop innovative ideas that advance the Commonwealth of Virginia. The event promotes participants and teams to interpret, analyze and transform data into real-life solutions.

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Open Data Portal

The Virginia Open Data Portal serves to extend access to Commonwealth data empowering our constituents to interpret, analyze, and transform our data into actionable intelligence.

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DataSAGE

DataSAGE is Virginia‚Äôs Secure Analytics and Governance Environment and launches July 2020. 

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Metadata Dictionary


The Commonwealth Metadata Dictionary provides valuable context about data assets that enable individuals to share data in useful ways, ultimately enabling the transformation of data into intelligence and actionable insight.

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Data Governance Training

As a professional development opportunity, Commonwealth employees now have access to Data Governance Training in the Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center. Everyone plays an integral role in creating a culture where high quality data is valued and informs our decision making. Participation in this training will contribute to the Commonwealth's success in leveraging data as an enterprise asset.

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Latest Blog Post

  • Data Credibility: It's a Leadership Issue

    It is said that management is making sure that people are doing things, but leadership is making sure they are doing the RIGHT things. In this context, one can see that the act of bringing data creators together with data customers is a management task whereas developing a data quality culture is a leadership endeavor.