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U.S. Department of Transportation Roadway Transportation Data Business Plan (Phase 3): Data Business Plan Development for State and Local Departments of Transportation

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November 2017

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Data Business Plan Development
Step 1. Establish Need And Objectives
Step 2. Stakeholder Outreach
Step 3. Data Assessment
Step 4. Gap Assessment
Step 5. Improvement Strategies
Step 6. Data Governance Processes And Documents
Step 7. Data Management Practices
Step 8. Develop Implementation Roadmap
Step 9. Develop Data Business Plan
Chapter 3. Data Business Plan Implementation
Appendix A. Example Stakeholder Letter
Appendix B. Example Memorandum of Understanding
Regional Mobility Data Business Planning
Appendix C. Example Data Sharing Agreement
Appendix D. Example Stakeholder Survey
Survey Introduction
Organizational Questions:
Appendix E. Survey Practices
Open Text versus Limited-Choice Questions
Distinguishing Between Data Types
Appendix F. Example Charter
Scope and Purpose
Task Force Objectives
Member Responsibilities
Charter Amendments
Appendix G. Example Data Governance Manual
What is the Roadway Mobility Data Coordination Group?
How is the Coordination Group Structured?
What Kind of Topics Does the Coordination Group Address?
Data Coordination Projects
How Does the Coordination Group Work?
What is Expected of Members?
How Will Success of the Coordination Group be Measured?
What Additional Documentation is Available?
Who is the Key Contact for Information?
Appendix H. Glossary of Data Management and Governance Terms
Appendix I. Acronyms

List of Tables

Table 1 Sample stakeholder engagement plan.
Table 2 Excerpt of data inventory from Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization pilot.
Table 3 Excerpt of data inventory from Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) pilot.
Table 4 Example summary of gaps.
Table 5 Excerpt of improvement strategy table.
Table 6 Data governance roles and responsibilities.
Table 7 Coordination group member offices.

List of Figures

Figure 1 Process chart. Data business plan steps.
Figure 2 Graph. Example assessment of capability.
Figure 3 Flow chart. General data governance framework.
Figure 4 Flow chart. Example data governance framework.
Figure 5 Process chart. Example implementation roadmap.
Figure 6 Flow chart. Governance model.
Figure 7 Flow chart. Framework for the Coordination Group with the Data Governance Advisory Council.
Figure 8 Flow chart. Structure for Roadway Mobility Data Coordination Group.
Figure 9 Flow chart. Relationship between group activities (outputs) and outcomes.
Figure 10 Process chart. Performance indicators for group activities (outputs).
Figure 11 Flow chart. Performance indicators for outcomes.
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