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... 48 Overview The data self-assessment is envisioned as a cyclical process in which current practice is periodically evaluated, actions to improve are initiated, progress and results are tracked, and improvement plans are updated. Phase 3 of the data self-assessment involves monitoring the progress and results of actions previously recommended or implemented and initiating new improvement actions.
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... Phase 3: Improve and Monitor 49 • Recent consultant studies or audits that have included reviews of data or information system capabilities • Results of the following assessments (where applicable) : – Transportation Asset Management Gap Analysis – NHTSA Traffic Records Assessment – FHWA Roadway Data Improvement Program (RDIP)
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... 50 Data to Support Transportation Agency Business Needs: A Self-Assessment Guide – Current agency priorities and commitments – Resource availability (e.g., staff, expertise, information technology, and funding) – Likely effort to implement improvements relative to the likely benefits (based on Worksheet 12)
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... Phase 3: Improve and Monitor 51 Step 3: Create/Update Action Plan Following the meeting of the planning team, an action plan for data improvements can be created (or updated, if one already exists)
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... 52 Data to Support Transportation Agency Business Needs: A Self-Assessment Guide Accommodating Decentralized Models of Improvement Planning The process outlined in this portion of the Guide assumes that the planning team established in Phase 1 will be the focal point for moving forward with new improvements and tracking the progress of existing improvements. Some agencies may wish to pursue a more decentralized approach -- in which improvements are prioritized, implemented, and tracked by existing management teams at the division or bureau levels.

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