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first_img July 23, 2019 AMENDED Executive Order – 2016-07 – Open Data, Data Management, and Data Governance Press Release Subject: Open Data, Data Management, and Data GovernanceNumber: 2016-07 As AmendedBy Direction of: Tom Wolf, GovernorDate: July 24, 2019WHEREAS, Commonwealth agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction (the “Enterprise”) obtain, create, and store significant amounts of data; andWHEREAS, these public stores of data have many potential public and private uses, including use as “open data” (i.e. publicly available data structured in a way that enables the data to be fully available and usable by end users); andWHEREAS, data planning, development, investment, access, and sharing efforts should be prioritized and coordinated across the Enterprise to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness, and enhance existing information sharing and technology compatibility through standardization by means of Information Technology Policies (ITPs), and reduce expenditures for research and development; andWHEREAS, private enterprises obtaining, creating and storing data have similar needs for efficiency and standardization, and can both benefit from and assist in these efforts; andWHEREAS, it is essential that the Commonwealth utilize a central organization to govern, evaluate, coordinate, implement, and improve Enterprise data development, open data planning and cooperation, research, project prioritization, investment, and effectiveness; andWHEREAS, The Administrative Code of 1929 (Act 1929-175, P.L. 177, as amended), at Sections 501 and 502 (71 P.S. §§ 181, 182), requires administrative departments and several independent and departmental administrative boards to coordinate their work and activities with other departments, boards, and commissions; andWHEREAS, the confidentiality, security, and privacy requirements associated with Commonwealth data and facilities must remain a priority in all open data, data governance, and data development efforts; andWHEREAS, the Commonwealth, in order to foster innovation, cooperation, and transparency, should seek to share and/or provide access to all data, both internally and externally, whenever possible unless restricted by federal, state, or other statutes or regulations, or policies, standards or best practices that prohibit the sharing of specific data; andWHEREAS, privacy and protection efforts must be prioritized and coordinated across the Enterprise and across Agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction to maximize the data privacy, privacy standardization, and to reduce the risk of unauthorized public exposure; andWHEREAS, the privacy requirements associated with Commonwealth data and facilities must remain a priority in all data efforts.NOW, THEREFORE, I, Tom Wolf, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and other laws, do hereby order and direct the Governor’s Office of Administration (OA) as follows:Powers and Duties.OA shall develop data priorities, strategic plans, direct data investments, procurements, and policy for the Enterprise. The Enterprise shall comply with direction from OA regarding the matters which are the subject of this Executive Order. OA shall make decisions on behalf of the Enterprise regarding operational matters related to open data, data governance, data protection, data development, data analytics, data sharing, and other responsibilities within the scope of this Executive Order.OA shall develop and facilitate the approach of the Enterprise to engagement with private and other public stakeholders on the matters which are the subject of this Executive Order.OA shall be responsible for the following:Creating the position of a Chief Data Officer tasked with establishing and maintaining a master data management plan that will be made available to the public, updated annually, and incorporates the following: Creating an advisory group (which should include, among others, agency Chief Information Officers, Information Security Officers, Data Stewards, architects, privacy officers, risk managers, and legal representation) to advise OA, Office for Information Technology (OIT) regarding overall data governance.Creating frameworks that include policies, processes, and standards that adhere to commonly accepted principles and legal requirements for data governance, data development, and the quality, sourcing, use, access, content, ownership, licensing of relevant data, and Enterprise data sharing.Creating a maintenance plan for the Enterprise Open Data Portal for Enterprise and public access.Providing guidance to the Enterprise regarding the procurement and standardization of technologies and services related to the subject matter of this Executive Order through the use of Information Technology Policies (ITPs).Communicating with the public both by publishing Enterprise open data plans and policies and by soliciting and/or allowing for public input on the subject matter of this Executive Order.Examining internally the Commonwealth data sets for business, confidentiality, privacy and security issues, and the reasonable mitigation of those issues, prior to the data’s release for open data purposes.Developing and facilitating the approach of the Enterprise to engagement with private and other public stakeholders, including; but not limited to, arranging for and expediting data-sharing and data access agreements, such as Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), and encouraging and facilitating cooperation and substantive and administrative efficiencies.Prioritizing and coordinating data privacy and protection efforts across the Enterprise to maximize the privacy and protection of all data and to reduce the risk of public exposure of private or protected data.Identifying other potential areas of risk related to data storage, processing, access and sharing, and creating ways to manage that risk.Creating a framework for internal and external entities of the Enterprise to enable data access between citizen profiles and systems of record, data sharing, improve data portability and access, inventories, and analytics, and address barriers to implementing the framework.Executive Agencies. All agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction shall provide assistance to and cooperate with OA as requested by OA in the pursuit of the matters which are the subject of this Executive Order. Independent Agencies, State-Affiliated Entities, and State-Related Entities. Independent agencies, state-affiliated entities, and state-related agencies are strongly encouraged to implement this Executive Order.Effective Date. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.Termination Date. This Executive Order shall remain in effect unless revised or rescinded by the Governor.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

first_img The townhouses range from two to four storeys.The townhouses range in size from two to four storeys. Bedrooms are large, living space is ample and there are multiple places to work, play, entertain or unwind.Ms Choi said the drawcard to the project was that it offered the best of both worlds.“It’s nestled in the Redlands Coast’s bayside with all its village charm, water views and perfectly located within close proximity to Brisbane city,” she said.Other features in the townhouses include ducted airconditioning, smart home automation and Legrand Audio NUVO systems. There is American oak timber flooring in the open-plan floor areas of living, dining, kitchen and study. There’s plenty of space to cook up a storm. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:05Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenInside Kyle Sandilands $3 million country retreat01:05 100 Dorsal, Aquatic Paradise, Birkdale.The bayside suburb of Birkdale is home to luxury terrace houses offering a low-maintenance lifestyle.The development at 100 Dorsal Aquatic Paradise includes 18 residences that are perfect for families who want a luxury home without the work that comes with a large house on land or downsizers looking to start the next chapter of their lives. center_img AEC Australia director Doris Choi said the larger terrace homes had enough space for up to five bedrooms. Each includes multiple living spaces, separate laundries, double car spaces and ample storage. A number of terrace homes come with their own internal lift (perfect for downsizers) and their own private rooftop areas – perfectly suited to entertaining or relaxing by the water. “The north-facing covered rooftop area coupled with a lounge, form a comfortable exclusive area with a magnificent water view setting for family relaxation, friends or business entertainment,” Ms Choi said.“It’s perfect for the Queensland outdoor lifestyle, the rooftop terrace is equipped with built-in gas barbecue and sink.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours ago Enjoy the views everyday.Each terrace residence positioned on the canal in Aquatic Paradise is a configuration of three to four bedrooms.last_img read more

first_img Sharing is caring! Share Share Tweet CoronavirusLifestyleLocalNewsRegional PAHO Confirms Four Trained in COVID-19 Testing in Dominica by: – March 12, 2020center_img 289 Views   no discussions (PAHO) The training which took place 12-14 February 2020, was attended by four laboratory technologists from the New China Friendship Hospital in Roseau, Dominica. The three-day training was facilitated by Virologist, Dr Lionel Gresh.The main objectives of the training were to:• Implement the molecular diagnosis of the COVID-19 and train laboratory staff• Deliver key reagents for the detection of the COVID-19• Review the required biosafety measures for handling COVID-19 samples and sample shipping procedures to international reference laboratoriesThe training was implemented on the job and the methodology was in line with PAHO/WHO recommendations, which is to support countries to develop their capacity to identify and respond in a timely manner to any suspected COVID-19 case on Island. Testing will be performed in a state-of-the-art molecular biology platform installed in 2019 through a joint collaboration between PAHO and the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment.The Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment also received donations of reagents (primers, probes and positive controls for screening and confirmatory test). With these donations approximately 96 tests can be conducted. Additional reagents will be available for Dominica if testing load was to increase.Dr Lionel Gresh also met with Dr Shalauddin Ahmed, National Epidemiologist, and Ms Catherina Jemmott, Laboratory Superintendant, to review the guidelines on COVID-19 sample collection, transportation and testing, and to plan the dissemination of these guidelines to health workers.The country has vowed to notify PAHO/WHO in a timely manner should any case occur on island, in accordance with the International Health Regulations (IHR). They will also continue to source PAHO’s technical expertise to guide them in further testing, for other respiratory pathogens as influenza. Sharelast_img read more

first_imgCristiano Ronaldo would have his ideal partner at Juventus if they signed Arkadiusz Milik, according to Marco Borriello. Poland international Milik’s contract with Napoli, who face Juve in the Coppa Italia final on Wednesday, is due to expire at the end of next season. The 26-year-old has scored 26 goals in Serie A since the start of 2018-19, with his first two seasons at Napoli heavily disrupted by a pair of anterior cruciate ligament tears – one in either knee. With speculation over Paulo Dybala’s future at Juve ongoing, Borriello, who was part of the Bianconeri side that lost the 2012 Coppa final to Napoli, believes Milik could provide the perfect foil for Ronaldo in Turin.Advertisement Asked how he thought the pair would work together, Borriello told Tuttosport: “Very well. Milik is a complete number nine and, if he hadn’t suffered those bad injuries, he would be one of the strongest with [Gonzalo] Higuain and [Edin] Dzeko. “Arek is not just a penalty-box striker, he is one of those who scores more with shots from outside the area. read also:Chelsea put huge offer on table in shock move for Ronaldo “For CR7, he could be a bit like what [Karim] Benzema was in his time at Real Madrid. “But, trust me, these transfer rumours do not exist on the pitch. Now Milik is only thinking of Napoli.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading…last_img read more

first_imgMark Hughes is focused on “moving Stoke forward” after being named as the replacement for Tony Pulis. Press Association Hughes, who most recently managed QPR and was sacked by the club last November, was confirmed as the Potters’ new boss on a three-year deal at a press conference alongside chairman Peter Coates. “I’m absolutely delighted to get the opportunity,” Hughes said. “The Coates family have given me this opportunity and I’m really grateful. I’m pleased they have done their due diligence and looked beyond my last position and taken my career as a manager as a whole. I have the opportunity to work with good people.” center_img He added: “With the passion in the area, this is very much a local club that’s close to its community. The passion and real desire from the crowd for the team is obvious.” Hughes, 49, spoke about his time at QPR which ended with Harry Redknapp taking the reins after their poor start which culminated in their eventual relegation to the Championship. “It was difficult at QPR and a lot of managers have gone in there and found it difficult,” Hughes said. “Their turnover of managers, not just in the last 18 months, but historically has been high. It was difficult and mistakes were made. I made mistakes which I learned from but I felt I was given the task of keeping them in the Premier League which I managed to do. “I had 17 games to do that and 12 games later I lost my job. It was a difficult situation with a lot of chances and if we are honest with ourselves we tried to run before we could walk. From my point of view it’s all about the here and now and moving Stoke forward.” The former Blackburn, Manchester City and Fulham boss hailed Pulis for the work he has done with stabilising the club over the last seven years, but said he will be looking to bring more entertaining football to the Potteries. “It’s a big decision that has been made and I understand the success Tony had enables me to have a better chance,” Hughes added. “He’s put things in place to make the club more stable and is conducive to being in the Premier League and I will reap the benefits of that. I can only take the club forward as I know and my philosophy is to play football, play good football, make chances and make it entertaining for the fans who pay good money to come and see us.” last_img read more

first_img Lee Cattermole and Danny Graham confronted McClean, who played for Sunderland between 2011 and 2013, before McClean was taken away by team-mate Craig Gardner. Referee Martin Atkinson mentioned the incident in his official report, but did not see McClean’s initial clenched fist gesture to the Sunderland fans. The FA studied the video and decided to warn the Republic of Ireland international who had been jeered by the visiting fans during the game. They sung ‘f*** the IRA’ following his refusal to wear a Remembrance Day poppy on his shirt while playing for them against Everton in 2012. He claimed he was ‘hung out to dry’ by the club, insisting he was not allowed to tell his side, and finally explained his reasons in an open letter to then Wigan chairman Dave Whelan when playing for the Latics in November last year. McClean also refused to face the English flag while on West Brom’s American tour in the summer and was told by boss Tony Pulis he must show more respect. The 26-year-old has already confirmed he will not wear a poppy while playing for the Baggies next month. He told the club: “We are coming up to Remembrance Day and I won’t wear a poppy on my shirt when those games come around. People say that by not wearing a poppy, I’m being disrespectful, but they don’t ask why it is that I choose not to wear it.” Press Association The Baggies midfielder has escaped a fine or suspension while both clubs have been reminded of their responsibilities following the melee which was sparked by McClean’s actions. The ex-Sunderland midfielder appeared to taunt the travelling fans at the end of West Brom’s 1-0 Barclays Premier League win on Saturday, which sparked an angry reaction from the Black Cats’ players. center_img The Football Association have issued West Brom’s James McClean with a formal warning after his celebration against Sunderland.last_img read more

first_imgNEW YORK, USA (Reuters) – Serena Williams must put her career first after the birth of her first child if she wants to regain her place at the top of women’s tennis, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou.Former world number one Williams is due to become a mother in the coming days but has hinted she would like to defend her Australian Open title in Melbourne starting on January 15.Mouratoglou, who has coached Williams since 2012, is hoping she will be ready in time.“I know she will of course love her baby, be an incredible mother, be very protective, I’m sure of that, but I’m sure on the other hand that she will not let anyone or anything be between her and her career,” he told Reuters at Flushing Meadows.No one knows how Williams will feel after she becomes a mother and Mouratoglou said everything will depend on how the 23-time grand slam winner adjusts to her new life.“She’s always put her career first. She will take unbelievable care of the baby but her career is going to stay first. And if she doesn’t put her career first, I think she will stop,” he added.“If she puts her tennis second, she might be not as good as she could be and this she will not accept. She’s the biggest professional I’ve ever met.”The Frenchman, who has won 10 grand slam titles with Williams, believes he can make the American as good as she was before even though she turns 36 next month.“I cannot have the same success as I had with Serena with everyone,” he said. “I know my ability, I did it 100 times, if I have to do it 101 times I will.“I have to find a way, there is always a way to find. That’s what’s exciting about our job, to find a way to bring them to their maximum.”last_img read more

first_imgWith time dwindling in the third period, Abbey Miller was caught off balance when a Lindenwood forward fired off what looked to be a sure score. That is, until the goalie threw her left arm up, snagging the puck.Through four games, the Orange had yet to dig out a victory, but the junior allowed zero goals on 22 shots Friday. Syracuse (1-4-2, 1-0-0 College Hockey America) won its first game of the season, game against Lindenwood (0-5-0, 0-1-0), 4-0. Supported by a strong attack, Miller was able to flash her poised style of play from start to finish.“Miller had to be good. And she was,” said Coach Paul Flanagan. “She made some really good saves, particularly late, to preserve the shutout.”Early on in the contest, the Lions failed to test her. SU dominated time of possession from the onset, playing much of the game on the attack. The Orange upped its physicality, forward Heather Schwarz said, which allowed SU to control the puck.In spite of the slow culmination of the offense, Miller has started strong this season since claiming the starting job. She averages 1.63 goals against, saves 93 percent of the shots she faces, and has only allowed ten goals in six contests. Miller said her recent performance has helped up her comfortability in nets.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textShe showed no trepidation in hauling in shot after Lindenwood shot with her glove. She recently won the College Hockey America Goaltender of the Week and followed that up with another strong performance Friday. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 28, 2016 at 10:06 pm Contact Evan: emschnei@syr.edulast_img read more