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Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, Creating Data Advantage : Department of Defense , May 5, , 2021

May 5, 2021

Department of Defense

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From the document: "Data is a strategic asset. Transforming the Department of Defense (DoD) to a datacentric organization is critical to improving performance and creating decision advantage at all echelons from the battlespace to the board room, ensuring U.S. competitive advantage. To accelerate the Department's efforts, leaders must ensure all DoD data is visible, accessible, understandable, linked, trustworthy, interoperable, and secure. To generate the transformative proficiency and efficiency gains across the DoD Data Strategy' s focus areas of Joint All Domain Operations, Senior Leader Decision Support, and Executive Analytics, the Department will apply the following five 'DoD Data Decrees': 1. Maximize data sharing and rights for data use: all DoD data is an enterprise resource."

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Deputy Secretary of Defense


Department of Defense


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