Making Data Work for You

1-Hour Breakout Session
Wednesday, May 11 from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. ET
ECQ 4: Business Acumen
Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE Credit

In our continuously evolving environment, the ability to understand and communicate data that can be used to make decisions for organizational advancement is more critical than ever. The President’s Management Agenda calls for an increased focus on utilizing data, and this session will help you learn to build your own data story and utilize that data story to help drive decisions.

Key Takeaway: In this interactive session, you’ll learn how to use data to tell a compelling story.

Relevant Competencies: Influencing/Negotiating, Partnering, Entrepreneurship, Resiliency, Flexibility


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.