These centers are embedded in each agency and may change or grow to fit the needs of different sectors of government.
This is a significant step forward in the government’s commitment to improve citizens’ lives.”— Chris Liddell, White House Deputy Chief of Staff
The Centers of Excellence have come in and started a positive cultural intervention at USDA.”— Gary Washington, USDA CIO
The Centers of Excellence will deliver benefits to the American people for many years ahead.”— Jared Kushner, Sr. Advisor to the President
The Data Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE) is helping the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) meet its goal of becoming a fact-based data driven, customer-focused organization by leveraging the agency’s vast administrative and programmatic data. Since FY 18 we have been applying data tools and tactics such as: data sharing, data visualization, predictive analysis, and ad hoc analysis to put key information at the fingertips of leadership. Through better access to timely, accurate information, leaders will be enabled to improve their decisions, program outcomes, and overall management of the Department’s resources.