Next steps: pan-Canadian health data strategy
This report highlights key outcomes and discussion threads from a roundtable of experts who discussed next steps to build a pan-Canadian health data strategy.
The value of data in digital-based business models: measurement and economic policy implications
A defining aspect of the digital age is data and its business use. This paper puts data and data investments in a framework amenable to measurement and policy analysis aimed at sharpening our understanding of modern economies.
Australian data strategy
Australia’s first data strategy sets the federal government's vision to become a modern, data-driven society by 2030. It outlines the national approach to data as a key driver of the future economy. The strategy seeks to maximise data’s value, protect it to build trust and...
Building data capacity in the not-for-profit sector: interim report
The preliminary findings presented in this interim report explore the features of data transformation among representatives of the Australian not-for profit (NFP) sector. This report draws on interviews with representatives from Australian NFP organisations and 13 workshop participants at the Infoxchange Group 'Connecting Up' conference...
Leading Australia to data-driven research impact
This publication showcases the breadth and depth of the services and collaborations that the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) provides the research community in Australia.
Unlocking the value of data: exploring the role of data intermediaries
This paper explores the activity of existing data intermediaries (such as data trusts and data exchanges) across different sectors, and considers the role they could play in the future.
Data for Good Collaboration: research report
This report presents key findings from a research partnership, which involved the design and delivery of a series of webinars that built data literacy; and participatory data capacity-building workshops facilitated by teams of social scientists and data scientists.
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...
Exposed and exploited: data protection in the Middle East and North Africa
Across the Middle East and North Africa, data protection legislation is still in its infancy, and it remains a low priority in countries where data protection laws are either very weak or non-existent. In this report, the authors explore data protection legislation in Jordan, Lebanon...
Tourism satellite account: year ended March 2020
This report provides a picture of the role tourism plays in New Zealand, with information on the changing levels and impact of tourism activity. It presents information on tourism’s contribution to the New Zealand economy in terms of expenditure and employment. Results cover provisional figures...
Judgments as data
This report addresses access to case law in New Zealand, why it is important, and how it can be improved, particularly for use in digital services. In particular, it calls for written decisions of courts and tribunals in New Zealand to be prepared and published...
The cost of data inadequacy
This report outlines the economic cost and implications of the UK not receiving an adequacy decision from the EU. The authors look at the impact on businesses, different economic sectors, and the wider economy.
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.
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).
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Working holiday makers in Australia: a quick guide
Under Australia’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program, young people (aged 18 to 30 years) from certain countries may apply for one of two visas—Working Holiday (subclass 417) or Work and Holiday (subclass 462). The visa available to applicants depends on their country of citizenship, but...
Better data, better lives: how integrated data is shaping New Zealand
Integrated data provides valuable insights to improve social and economic outcomes for New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand's Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) combines information from a range of organisations to enable decision makers to address complex issues.
’Ala Mo’ui progress report: December 2015
This report shows areas where the health sector is performing well for Pacific peoples and where further improvement is needed. ʼAla Mo’ui: Pathways to Pacific Health and Wellbeing 2014–18 ( ̛Ala Mo’ui ) is a four-year plan that provides an outcomes framework to deliver high-quality...
Employment by industry statistics: a quick guide - April 2016
This guide provides a brief overview of employment by industry and lists some relevant data sources. This is one in a series of statistical quick guides, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data. Other guides include employment and labour force, which...