How to Use Data to Make Your Point

1-Hour Breakout Session
Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET
ECQ 4: Business Acumen
Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE

Data is now being touted as the rocket fuel that powers government agencies. If that is the case, how do you take advantage of that firepower when you aren’t a data scientist? 

Key Takeaway: The key is to discover how to use data to make your points as effectively as possible. In this session, you will hear from a government leader about how to turn data into a deliverable and storytelling apparatus for you. 

Relevant Competencies: Problem Solving, External Awareness


Megan R. Huss, Director, Process & Performance Improvement Program, Center for Leadership Development, OPM

Megan Huss is the Director of the Process & Performance Improvement Program (PPIP) in the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.  Megan established PPIP in 2018 and leads the development of process and performance improvement capabilities in public sector organizations through trainings, workshops, and project-based learning initiatives that support utilizing data to transform government processes, shifting from low-value to high-value work, and uncovering root causes of complex challenges. Megan has held many leadership roles during her 15 years with OPM HR Solutions in Organizational Change & Transformation; Workforce & Succession Management; Strategy & Business Planning; as well as Operations Management.  Megan holds a B.A. and M.S. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.