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Chief Data Officer
Ken Pfeil

Blog Posts

  • ODGA Data Governance Training

    ODGA has worked with the Department of Motor Vehicle's eLearning team to create Data Governance Trainings that fulfill a Section 527 requirement.

  • ODGA and the DBHDS and DMAS Data Sharing Project

    ODGA has worked with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Department of Medical Assistance Services to manage data sharing for the completion of a federally mandated report.

  • ODGA and the Department of Forensic Science Case Statistic Dashboards

    ODGA has worked with the Department of Forensic Science to create Case Statistic Dashboards.

  • ODGA and the Serve Virginia Dashboards

    ODGA has worked with Serve Virginia to create dashboards displaying information related to volunteerism and community engagement.

  • ODGA Azure Migration

    ODGA has successfully migrated their entire technical infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Learn more about the migration.

  • ODGA and the DVS Veteran Identification Project

    Learn more about how ODGA helped the Department of Veterans Services (DVS) identify veterans in Virginia.

  • ODGA and the Department of Motor Vehicle Dashboards

    Learn about how ODGA created dashboards relating to wait times at the Department of Motor Vehicles for the Chief Transformation Office

  • ODGA and the Operation Bold Blue Line Dashboards

    Learn about ODGA's role in Operation Bold Blue Line, a Governor's initiative to reduce crime in 13 Virginia localities.

  • ODGA Department of Wildlife Resources Purview Solution

    Learn about how ODGA has partnered with the Department of Wildlife Resources to implement a Microsoft Purview solution.

  • Get to Know the New CDO

    Meet the new Commonwealth Chief Data Officer, Ken Pfeil and learn a little more about him and how he plans to lead the Commonwealth forward...

  • ODGA Brand Launch

    They say your brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room. So while we are very excited to unveil a new visual representation for the Office of Data Governance and Analytics, we're equally as excited to tell you more about who we are...

  • 2021 Year in Review

    2021 was a year of pandemic, hope, and COVID-19 vaccination. The ODGA team had many changes in 2021, so let's look back and see how far the team has come.

  • Office of Data Governance and Analytics Announces New Interim CDO

    Help us welcome Deputy CDO Marcus Thornton as he takes on the position of Interim CDO until the next CDO is appointed during the new administration.

  • A Day in the Life of the ODGA Team

    We already know that the Office of Data Governance and Analytics (ODGA) is focused on providing data governance for the Commonwealth. But let's look into more detail. What exactly does the office do? What does a day in the life of the ODGA team look like?

  • Introducing: The Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Data Governance and Analytics

    When Carlos Rivero was appointed as CDO in 2018, he never imagined that in less than three years he would be overseeing the Office of Data Governance and Analytics (ODGA). Flash forward to Summer 2021, and ODGA has been established as an Office within the Office of the Secretary of Administration thanks to...

  • ODGA Team Expands

    One positive outcome from the pandemic was the crystallization of the critical role data plays in driving decisions for the Commonwealth. As a result, the Office of Data Governance and Analytics has gone from one Chief Data Officer to now a team of 12! Enjoy reading a little background on each of our new team members!

  • 2020 Year in Review

    Last year was one wild year for the world, here's a look back at our own corner of chaos within the Office of Data Governance and Analytics.

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Wins 2020 NASCIO State IT Recognition Award

    The Office of Data Governance and Analytics is honored to stand alongside our partners at the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services as the 2020 National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ (NASCIO) State IT Recognition award recipient in the category of Cross-Boundary Collaboration & Partnerships...

  • Get to Know the Deputy CDO

    Marcus Thornton joins the Commonwealth of Virginia as the new Deputy Chief Data Officer and will support the Office of Data Governance and Analytics by improving operational efficiency, increasing delivery of customer-centered solutions...

  • Virginia Datathon

    In collaboration with The Library of Virginia, The Office of Data Governance and Analytics is gearing up for the next Virginia Datathon on October 1-2, 2020. The Virginia Datathon brings together state agencies, students, non-profits and the private sector to leverage technology and data to...

  • Get to Know the CDO

    Get to know more about Carlos Rivero, his role as a catalyst within the Commonwealth, what inspires his work, what prepared him to handle COVID-19, and a sneak peek of what's coming out of the Office of the CDO in the next few months!