Data Science in Government: Promises and Pitfalls

Breakout stage 2

There’s no avoiding it: data science is a big part of the future of government.  There’s a lot to be gained.  But that doesn’t mean the transition will be easy or without tradeoffs.  This half-day workshop provides a critical introduction to data science and examines the promises of and challenges to adopting data science and data-informed decision making in government.

Panel 1: Using data science to set priorities
Panel 2: Using data science to improve efficiency
Panel 3: Open data, analysis, and transparency