CDAOs Respond to COVID
Wednesday April 22, 2020

How are Chief Data Officers and Chief Analytics Officers
Responding to COVID-19?

In last week’s emailer we shared some examples and strategies that our community of Chief Digital Officers have used in response to the pandemic.

This week we would like to share how our community of Chief Data Officers/Chief Analytics Officers are handling this unprecedented time, with increasing demand to focus on data and analytics.

Below we’ve highlighted some strategies and examples from CDAOs at The Weather Company (an IBM business), Israel’s El Al airlines, Duke University, and the State of Arkansas, among others. 

We are blessed that our CDO community is willing to share their COVID-19 data plans, strategies, tools and frameworks for modeling, tracking, and testing.

Thanks to all of you for your methodical work and collegial approach. We’ll get through this together.

How are YOU responding? Your peers might find it useful. Just reply to this email to let us know. 

Sheri Bachstein: Global Head of Consumer Business at The Weather Company, an IBM Business
Tracking the pandemic? There’s an app for that.

Ido Biger: Chief Data Officer at EL AL Israel Airlines
The Data Leader Do’s and Don’ts During a Crisis

Josh B. McGee: Chief Data Officer of the State of Arkansas
Josh McGee Maintains State’s Data Plan

Michael Draugelis: Chief Data Scientist at Penn Medicine 
How many people in Pa. will be infected with the coronavirus? Scientific modeling is trying to find the answer
Dr. Morten Middelfart: Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist at Lumina Analytics
Tampa’s Lumina puts AI tech to work to see the future of Covid-19

Andrew Kemendo: Chief Data Officer at Kessel Run
Volunteer group develops a COVID-19 testing location database for the U.S.

Jerome Shimizu: Co-Founder Chief Data and Analytics Officer at ABCS Insights
3 strategies for strengthening brands amid coronavirus uncertainty

Erich S. Huang, MD, PhD: Chief Data Officer for Quality at Duke University Health System
EHR Interoperability is Being Tested During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Viewpoint: Coronavirus is ‘ultimate stress test’ for EHRs 


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