"This was the most valuable course I've attended in years! It was so refreshing to be immersed in a discussion with a technical slant that didn't focus on technology at all. A Chief Data Officer should be all about business strategy, enabling the use of data in delivering business outcomes. That's easy to say, but no always easy to do, and CDO Fundamentals gave me a range of tools that give me the confidence to make it happen in the real world. The curriculum balanced academic theory and practical application perfectly. Speakers from all disciplines were of the highest quality, and it was most impressive to hear about the application of the theory directly from living, breathing CDO's sharing their experiences - good and bad."
"I found that participating in the CDO-1 Course provided additional insights into the work I do daily on the City's Open Data and Performance team. It provided a place to network with others in both the public and private sector who are working on data standards, process improvement and data-driven decision making. Having access to others doing this important work is invaluable."
This was a great program! Thank you for your enthusiasm, passion, and clarity in teaching CDO-1 Foundations for Chief Data Officers. The pace and duration of the class were appropriate. I can't wait to get back to work and start applying everything I've learned in my new role as the county’s first CDO"