Business Continuity: Top considerations on how agencies are planning, preparing for the future


The government faces plenty of unique challenges in maintaining functions across many types of disruptions. Through the lens of our ‘new normal’, what benefits and opportunities to innovate should agencies be considering in light of new opportunities and challenges in data management? Throughout this webinar, speakers discussed how the government can plan for continuity amidst the challenges facing their data management. This webinar is part of a new podcast and webinar series, DataShare, presented by the Data Coalition and Workiva.

CPE – Webinar – 1 Credit

Duration: 60 minutes

CPE credits: 1

Course level: Overview — No preparation is needed

Appropriate prerequisites will be listed by session: Appropriate prerequisites will be listed by session.

Advanced preparation: No advanced preparation required.

Field of Study: Finance

Delivery method: Group: Internet based

Workiva is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Participants must participate in group interactions during the event, and participants must stay for the duration of the event, as described in the event details, in order to be eligible for CPE. For information regarding administrative policies such as a complaint or refund, please contact


Jed Herrmann

Vice President, State and Federal Policy Implementation, Results for America

Vishal Kapur

Principal, Deloitte

Daniel Schuman

Policy Director, Demand Progress

Taka Ariga

Chief Data Scientist and Director of the Innovation Lab, U.S. Government Accountability Office




After this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze existing or potential obstacles within their own agencies regarding business continuity and the resulting impact on data management
  • Differentiate between challenges government agencies faced pre-Covid-19, amidst and those that will last beyond the Covid-19 pandemic 
  • Analyze and pursue available and future technological innovations as part of a comprehensive strategy to sustain continuity in the face of current and future disruptors


Title Sponsor