Federal data modernization video series

Federal data modernization video series
By Joshua Phillips, John Auerbach, and Michael Holck
Sep 1, 2023

How federal leaders turn data into action

Discover the value of enhanced data management, greater data access, and getting the right data to the right people at the right time.

Why federal leaders need to adopt “data-as-a-product” principles


An effective enterprise data strategy can help agencies navigate data-driven challenges to meet mission objectives, including information sharing across lines of business and promoting a shared mindset that data is everyone's job.

In this video you’ll find:

  • Current federal data management best practices.
  • How product thinking can help ensure proper data interoperability and quality is applied and maintained over time.

Beth Puchek, Chief Data Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Joshua Philips, Chief Data Officer, ICF

How data accessibility impacts federal mission deliverables


Data organization plays a vital role on how health researchers can use said data to capture greater intelligence and create more valuable assets for customers and stakeholders.

In this video you’ll find:

  • How health researchers can leverage modernized data ecosystems to use data more effectively in their work.
  • The success federal health agencies have already seen through improved data accessibility.

Dr. Laura Biven, Data Science Technical Lead, Office of Data Science Strategy, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

John Auerbach, Senior Vice President for Public Health, ICF

Successful interagency data exchange and communication


Federal information, data, and technology officials must implement clear data analytics and processing strategies to maximize use and sharing.

In this video you’ll find:

  • Key opportunities to ease federal workforce collaboration through streamlined data access.
  • How to establish clear roles and data responsibilities to prevent people from defaulting to informal channels for sharing data.

Justin Marsico, Chief Data Officer, Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Michael Holck, Vice President of Software Engineering, ICF

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Meet the authors
  1. Joshua Phillips, Senior Vice President, Chief Data Officer

    Joshua is an information technology expert with more than 20 years of professional experience analyzing and managing strategic data for maximum enterprise value. View bio

  2. John Auerbach, Senior Vice President, Federal Health

    John is a public health expert with more than 30 years of experience in strengthening programs at the federal, state, and local level to drive improved health outcomes for the public, especially those who are at elevated risk for poor health outcomes. View bio

  3. Michael Holck, Vice President, Software Engineering

    Michael is a software engineering expert with more than 30 years of industry experience focusing on healthcare information technology. View bio