DT News: National Defence now has a Data Strategy, and Linguistic Duality Day is taking place tomorrow!

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(J) National Defence now has a Data Strategy that will support modernization efforts and key objectives identified in Canada’s defence policy. The strategy aims to ensure that all aspects of Defence programs leverage data to enhance our capabilities at home and abroad. This information advantage will help our military fulfill their mission to better protect Canada and its people.

(S) With the latest technology, our ships, land vehicles and aircraft have become data platforms. The Data Strategy sets the course for a harmonized approach to collect, manage and analyze data with a skilled workforce to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Defence programs.

(J) The Assistant Deputy Minister for Data, Innovation and Analytics will provide training and support to implement the strategy across Defence.

(S) For more information on training opportunities, and on activities to implement the strategy, visit the related links.

(J) Before we go, don’t forget about Linguistic Duality Day taking place tomorrow, September 12.

(S) This year marks an important milestone for the Official Languages Act – its 50th anniversary. A special ceremony will be held tomorrow at NDHQ (Carling) in Ottawa and live streamed internally for Defence Team members across the country.

(J) For more information on the event and how to watch the livestream, see the related links.

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