Tag Archives: Data

Cabinet Office releases Ethical Science Data Framework

The Cabinet Office in the United Kingdom have released a Data Science Ethical Framework (PDF 9MB). The framework, “is intended to give civil servants guidance on conducting data science projects, and the confidence to innovate with data.” The Minister for … Continue reading

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UK government launches data sharing consultation

The Cabinet Office in the United Kingdom has issued a press release entitled, Launch of new data sharing consultation. The consultation paper, Better use of data (865kb) has also been released. The overall aim of the consultation is to, “seek feedback … Continue reading

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UK National Audit Office releases report on fraud

The National Audit Office (NAO) in the United Kingdom has released the report, Fraud landscape review (PDF 310kb). The report found that, “It is difficult to assess if government action is improving fraud detection or prevention because of the lack … Continue reading

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Australian report examines economic benefits of open government data

The report, Open government data and why it matters : a critical review of studies on the economic impact of open government data (PDF 1.8MB), provides, “a critical review of studies on the economic impact of open government data”, and identifies improved … Continue reading

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Report examines move from transactional human services to transformational human services

The report, Rethinking human services delivery : using data-driven insights for transformational outcomes (PDF 2.5MB), examines how data has the potential to change human services.

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Article discusses how data can improve service delivery

An article published in Government Technology, Making better use of data can dramatically improve service delivery, provides some examples of the efficient use of data by United States state government departments to improve service delivery to citizens.

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OECD blog post discusses the need for collaborative service delivery

In an OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation blog post entitled, What if government made public service with citizens rather than for them?, the author, Elizabeth Grosdhomme discusses the role of collaborative government and data up-sourcing in the design and … Continue reading

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New compilation report released by the IBM Center for the Business of Government

A new report published by the IBM Center for the Business of Government entitled, Tools to innovate : data analytics, risk management, and shared services (PDF 6.3MB) is a compilation of previous papers the center has published on these topics … Continue reading

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New UK report examines need for data analytic skills

The report, Skills of the datavores : talent and the data revolution, has been released by UK charity NESTA. The report, “draws on data from a business survey to identify what these skills are, and the situation in the labour … Continue reading

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Canadian article on digital government

Toby Fyfe has written an article published in Canadian Government Executive and entitled, Digital government: start with the data, in which he interviews Andrea Di Maio, Managing Vice President for Public Sector in Gartner Research. “E-government puts its emphasis on services, looking … Continue reading

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