Overcoming COVID-19 Data Collection Challenges

Paul Balas, former chief advisor advanced analytics at Newmont, knew that data is critical to combating COVID-19. But challenges around COVID-19 data collection and sharing prevented this information from being fully utilized by federal and state governments. Balas shares how his analytics background gave him a unique perspective on the topic of COVID-19 data collection, what’s required to better align government stakeholders, and how the private sector resolved similar data collection issues.