Databases

Discussion paper

19 Jun 2017

Data Governance Australia is committed to setting industry standards and benchmarks for the responsible and ethical collection, use and management of data in Australia.

We are developing a Code of Practice as part of our on-going effort to set leading industry standards, promote a culture...

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Research report

08 May 2017

Key points

  • Extraordinary growth in data generation and usability has enabled a kaleidoscope of new business models, products and insights. Data frameworks and protections developed prior to sweeping digitisation need reform. This is a global phenomenon and Australia
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Research report

26 Apr 2017

Queensland's criminal justice system prevents, detects, and investigates crimes. It delivers judicial processes, manages prisoners and offenders, and provides rehabilitation services.

The Queensland Police Service and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (through its Queensland...

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Article

25 Apr 2017

The European Union (EU) has enacted two key regulations relating to data processing- the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(link is external) and the Network and Information...

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Research report

20 Apr 2017

The JusticeLink dataset is a rich and comprehensive, but currently underutilised, resource that, in our preliminary assessment, adequately represents many aspects of the business of the Local Court. The dataset also has the potential to illustrate how the court is being used by different...

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Journal article

20 Apr 2017

Digitizing large collections of Cultural Heritage (CH) resources and providing tools for their management, analysis and visualization is critical to CH research. A key element in achieving the above goal is to provide user-friendly software offering an abstract interface for interaction with a...

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Annual Report

07 Apr 2017

This is the 2016 annual report for ORCID, which includes information about membership, usage and adoption, engagement activities, integrations, technical updates, financials, and more.

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Commentary

Article

22 Dec 2016

Big data is big news these days. But most organisations just end up hoarding vast reams of data, leaving them with a massive repository of unstructured – or “dark” – data that is of little use to anyone.

Given the potential benefits of big data, it’s crucial that we find better ways to...

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Blog post

15 Sep 2016

Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race. An FBI bulletin, uncovered two weeks ago, reveals that the Bureau has been investigating recent hacking attempts on two state election websites. The hackers, suspected to be agents of a foreign state, targeted voter...

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Research report

23 Aug 2016

Avid Life Media Inc. (ALM) is a company that operates a number of adult dating websites. The largest website operated by ALM is Ashley Madison, which is targeted at people seeking a discreet affair. ALM is headquartered in Canada, but its websites have a global reach, with users in over 50...

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Website

21 Jul 2016

The Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) is a large research database containing microdata about people and households in New Zealand. Data is from a range of government agencies, Statistics NZ surveys including the 2013 Census, and non-government organisations. The IDI holds over 166 billion...

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Research report

13 Jun 2016

The digital economy is built on data—massive streams of data being created, collected, combined and shared—for which traditional governance frameworks and risk-mitigation strategies are insufficient. In the digital age, analyzing and acting on insights from data can introduce entirely new...

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Journal article

25 May 2016

Sharing and publishing social science research data have a long history in the UK, through long-standing agreements with government agencies for sharing survey data and the data policy, infrastructure, and data services supported by the Economic and Social Research Council. The UK Data Service...

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Journal article

30 Dec 2015

In a world of wide-scale information sharing, data are described in different formats, i.e. data structures, values and schemas. Querying such sources entails techniques that can bridge the data formats. Some existing techniques deal with schema mapping and view complementary aspects of the...

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Research report

10 Jul 2015

In partnership with the Department of Industry and Science, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is developing an enduring firm level statistical asset that will increase the capacity of the research community to undertake firm level analysis of micro-economic drivers of performance,...

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Research report

23 Mar 2015

Overview: The National Health Data Dictionary (NHDD) provides national data standards for the health sector. This version (Version 16.2) reflects changes to data standards between July 2013 and June 2014. Eight national minimum data sets, 12 data set specifications, 16 data...

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Journal article

15 Jan 2015

Keyword search is the most popular technique for querying large tree-structured datasets, often of unknown structure, in the web. Recent keyword search approaches return lowest common ancestors (LCAs) of the keyword matches ranked with respect to their relevance to the keyword query. A major...

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Journal article

28 Oct 2014

Abstract. The quality of data derived from primary healthcare electronic systems has been subjected to little critical systematic analysis, especially in relation to the purported benefits and substantial investment in electronic information systems in primary care. Many...

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Technical report

31 May 2014

This AURIN Technical Report #4 document provides an updated specification of the AURIN Core Infrastructure as operationalized at end of May 2014. It is an updated version of the previous Technical Report (TR3, 2013). This document details the technical components of the AURIN e-...

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Audio program

17 Apr 2014

The evolving use of large datasets is prompting intense debates on privacy and security. From medical records through to GPS signals, the ability to collect large amounts of data holds great potential for innovation and productivity. But governments are grappling with the problems of how the...

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