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How Analytics Can Transform Government

Ohio CIO Stu Davis sees data analytics as the biggest game-changer of his career.

Ohio CIO Stu Davis
Ohio CIO Stu Davis
Appointed in 2011 by Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Stu Davis is currently one of the longest-serving chief information officers at the state level. Like many of his colleagues, he points to data analytics as a key tool in streamlining government and dramatically changing the way services are delivered.

At the NASCIO Annual Conference held in Orlando last month, Davis reflected on the potential of the technology: "From my vantage point, I think that data analytics is probably the most disruptive thing that we're going to see in my career."

Noelle Knell is the executive editor for e.Republic, responsible for setting the overall direction for e.Republic’s editorial platforms, including Government Technology, Governing, Industry Insider, Emergency Management and the Center for Digital Education. She has been with e.Republic since 2011, and has decades of writing, editing and leadership experience. A California native, Noelle has worked in both state and local government, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with majors in political science and American history.