Tag: statistics

statistics.gov.scot launched

We’re delighted to launch statistics.gov.scot today. statistics.gov.scot is a new site for publishing the data behind our official statistics in Scotland. You can access data by theme, organisation or geography. You can also search for datasets, places or enter your

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Open Data is the new oil that fuels society

If you want followed on social media, just add #bigdata or #datascience to your posts. These are the buzzwords of the century so far and with the aid of geek chic have brought computer tech to its gre…

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Data Collaboratives for Official Statistics

Joint OECD – PARIS21 Workshop – “Access to New Data Sources for Statistics: Business Models for Private-Public Partnerships” On December 18th 2015, the Data Governance Project (DGP)[1] was part of an OECD/Paris21 event organized in Paris on the use of new

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Safer and less careful: Bristolian’s belief about crime in their city

Bristol can breathe a sigh of relief – the city is now a safer place to live than it was a decade ago, according to the State of Bristol Report 2015. A total of 40,650 crimes were recorded between 2013

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How To Build A Business From Open Data, Part 2

In the previous post we discussed ways in which data can be categorized by the amount of value that is added to it. This was an important… Continue reading on Medium »

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October / November ’15 Report from the Data Infrastructure Team

Hi Folks, Welcome to our new regular report which will capture a broader work program including: data.gov.au; the NationalMap; the work we are doing on the Open Data Network; data skills and capability development across the APS; and any other

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How can open data publishers monitor usage?

Some open data publishers require a user to register with their portal or provide other personal information before downloading a dataset. For example: the recently launched Consumer Data Research …

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“How to get the best out of open data: tips and tools on African Statistics Day” in Code For Africa

Better data for better lives. That is the theme for this year’s African Statistics Day. Since its inception by the United Nations Economic… Continue reading on Medium »

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