Report

State of the data and digital nation: September 2020

This report aims to increase visibility and transparency of data and digital initiatives across Australia and help the Australian Data and Digital Council (ADDC) identify areas of alignment and potential collaboration between jurisdictions.
Position paper

Responsible operations: data science, machine learning, and AI in libraries

This paper presents an interdependent set of technical, organisational, and social challenges to be addressed en route to library operationalisation of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Report

Data voids: where missing data can easily be exploited

This paper offers some basic background on search engines, before discussing the different types of data voids that appear in search engines and adjacent recommender systems, the challenges that search engines face when they encounter data voids, and the ways data voids can be exploited...
Journal article

Exposing standardization and consistency issues in repository metadata requirements for data deposition

In this article, the authors examine common and unique metadata requirements and their levels of descrip­tion, determined by the data deposit forms of 20 repositories in three disciplines—archaeology, quantitative social science, and zoology.
Report

Maternity record standard: final report

This aim of this report is to improve care experienced by pregnant women and their babies by developing standards for a digital maternity record to allow clinical information to be recorded, exchanged and accessed consistently across care settings.
Blog post

Making the NHS website available everywhere

The chief digital officer of NHS Digital discusses efforts to make NHS information more easily accessible in the digital age. The blog post also addresses concerns around patient data being shared with Amazon under an initiative to make verified healthcare data accessible via the Alexa...
Report

Good data

This edited collection examines 'good data' practices, values and principles from an interdisciplinary, international perspective. It aims to start a conversation on data futures and present steps to encourage the use of good data in practice.
Guide

Centre for the fourth industrial revolution network

This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.
Article

Data sovereignty, community control and better outcomes

How data sovereignty can empower First Australian communities to define success on their own terms, and in so doing, improve outcomes for people.
Briefing paper

Student equity performance in Australian higher education: 2008 to 2015

This NCSEHE Briefing Note provides an update on domestic undergraduate student enrolment and equity outcomes from 2008 to 2015, following Koshy and Seymour (2015). In keeping with the earlier editions of this series, the briefing note focuses on undergraduate outcomes for Table A providers. It...