Data management

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Data architecture
Strategy

Data strategy 2021-24

This strategy aims aims to provide the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications with better access to timely, high quality data, making for better decisions and helping realise their vision of connecting Australians, enriching communities and empowering regions.
Conference paper

Smart data: dealing with task complexity in construction scheduling

Due to the numerous influencing factors, construction scheduling is a complex task. This paper suggests that further research is needed to close the existing gap in construction data management.
Report

A Canadian framework for data reuse

Data reuse is required to help solve public policy problems in sectors such as education and health care. This paper argues that the time has come for Canada to turn its attention to treating data as a strategic asset, and build a Canadian framework for...
Report

Total cost of stewardship: responsible collection building in archives and special collections

This OCLC research report is a collection of resources designed to support archives and special collections in making informed, shared collection building decisions; bring together collection management and collection development considerations; and support communication between colleagues in curatorial, administrative, and technical services roles.
Report

Dialogues about data: building trust and unlocking the value of citizens’ health and care data

The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing the opportunities and challenges of sharing health and care data to the front of public debate. This report sets out two interlinked challenges to building a data-driven health and care system.
Book

Indigenous data sovereignty and policy

This book examines how Indigenous peoples around the world are demanding greater data sovereignty, and challenging the ways in which governments have historically used Indigenous data to develop policies and programs.
Report

Transforming metadata into linked data to improve digital collection discoverability

This report shares the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot project findings. In this project, OCLC and five partner institutions investigated methods for—and the feasibility of—transforming metadata into linked data to improve the discoverability and management of digitised cultural materials.
Report

Responsible data re-use framework

This framework document seeks to inform decision-makers on how best to re-use data to solve public problems, such as tackling COVID-19. This framework seeks to inform if, when and how the re-use of personal data can be aligned with people’s expectations and societal values.
Report

Research data services in US higher education: a web-based inventory

This report presents the results of an inventory of research data services offered by US colleges and universities using a systematic web searching process. The results represent a holistic, quantitative picture of services that support data-driven research across organisational units and institutional types.
Policy report

Policy making in a digital world

Drawing on interviews with policy experts and digital specialists inside and outside government, this report argues that better use of data and new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, would improve policy makers’ understanding of problems like coronavirus and climate change, and aid collaboration with colleagues...
Report

Review of the Family Violence Information Sharing Legislative Scheme: final report

The Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme enables authorised organisations and services to share information to facilitate assessment and management of family violence risk to children and adults. This independent review was undertaken by a team of researchers from Monash University.
Briefing paper

Data Standards Task Force for digital cooperation

This policy brief proposes an alternative to the status quo, the creation of a new institution named the Data Standards Task Force (DSTF). The ultimate objective of the DSTF would be to create the required architecture for a “single data zone,” where data can circulate...
Report

Creating a digital commons

The collection, storage, analysis, and application of data will become the dominant feature of economic and social life within the next few years. This report focusses closely on data as the fundamental building block of the emerging economy, and argues that its use, management, ownership...
Report

Missing numbers in children’s services

This report explores what data is available on children’s centres and youth services, and how government might overcome the barriers they face improving this data.
Infographic

Australian Data and Digital Council - Trust Principles

The Australian Data and Digital Council has committed to using data and digital technologies to improve the lives of Australians, now and into the future.
Policy

ACCC/OAIC compliance and enforcement policy for the Consumer Data Right

The purpose of this policy is to help consumers and Consumer Data Right (CDR) participants understand the approach that the ACCC and the OAIC will adopt to encourage compliance with CDR Rules, legislation (including Privacy Safeguards) and Consumer Data Standards. The policy also sets out...
Report

Data bites: getting things done with data in government

This report summarises the first eight Data Bites events, held between April 2019 and February 2020. It draws out some key themes, and presents answers to a standard set of questions put to all speakers, allowing you to learn more about the 32 projects explored...
Report

The value of data: summary report 2020

This research argues that the economic characteristics of data and the data economy mean the market alone will not unlock data’s full potential value. But it is possible to gain more from data with the right data policies, and an institutional framework that supports trustworthy...
Report

Online disinformation and political discourse: applying a human rights framework

Although some digital platforms now have an impact on more people’s lives than does any one state authority, the international community has been slow to hold to account these platforms’ activities by reference to human rights law. This paper examines how human rights frameworks should...
Report

Responsible data for children: synthesis report

This document aims to provide actionable insights from research conducted in the interest of supporting UNICEF and all rights-based organisations working with children's data in the advancement of responsible data practices for and about children.