Eileen Vidrine, Chief Data Officer at United States Department of the Air Force, together with Brian Keith, Federal Azure National Intelligence Leader at Microsoft Federal, talks about the department’s guiding principles in establishing a modern data state leading towards digital transformation. Vidrine promotes making their strategic data goals visible, accessible, understandable, interlinked, trustworthy, interoperable, and secure. The Department of the Air Force recognizes data in providing critical insights in their strategic decision-making process.