February 2021 Agency Data Plan Monthly Update Due

Date & Time: 
02/28/2021 (All day)

Agency data coordinators should provide updates of their open planned work on a monthly basis.  An email reminder will be sent with links to update status information as well as provide the ability to add new planned work.  Planned work can include any of the following.

  • Improving an existing dataset, which includes one or more of the following actions:
    • Changing the data schema (e.g., adding and/or removing columns)
    • Increasing granularity by making it more specific (i.e., aggregated less or not at all)
    • Automating updates to ensure data remains fresh and valued
    • Improving metadata so users have a better understanding of the data
    • Improve data quality/correct calculations
    • Increase scope of data in a dataset (e.g., a dataset covering a single permit type may be expanded to cover multiple permit types.)
  • Publishing a new dataset, which includes one or more of the following actions:
    • Researching the feasibility of extracting data from the system of record
    • Designing methods/routines for extracting data
    • Drafting metadata
    • Publishing the dataset on data.iowa.gov
    • Automating updates
  • Cataloging an external dataset
  • Creating a new dashboard/storyboard
Program Area
Fiscal Year
Agency Data Plan

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