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.
The widespread availability of data and analytics has extended into the public sector and policy-making. This policy brief summarises the various methods being used in practice to value datasets and how they compare.
This review draws on a survey of professionals working in and with federal agencies to develop a more comprehensive understanding of how the government uses analytics, the outcomes of these efforts, and the challenges agencies face in their work to further develop analytical capabilities.
Australia does not currently have a national sport injury data collection that includes community sport. This draft consultation report sets out a strategy to improve national sports injury data through the development of a National Sports Injury Data Asset (NSIDA).
This feasibility study aimed to identify whether early dementia could be predicted from primary and secondary care service utilisation, as recorded in Medicare claims data, in the absence of diagnosis information.
The proposed metric outlined in this article could navigate experts in assessing open access data quality and quantity for conducting credible statistical analyses, estimating disease trends, and developing outbreak forecasting systems.
This research provides a new national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies to assist understanding of entry and exit patterns, and housing and non-housing outcomes.
For public policies to achieve social change, they must increase awareness, community engagement and uptake of information about the target social issue. This project aimed to assess the extent to which changes in public awareness and engagement could be detected in response to Victorian Family...
This paper focuses on the historical contexts, including the triggers and the processes, behind the growing relevance of Indigenous data sovereignty as a critical tool to advance the Indigenous vision of self-determined development as part of the logic of broader self-determination.
The research detailed in this report explores student understandings and concerns in relation to the collection and use of learning analytics.
This paper summarises the use of analytics and algorithms for policing within England and Wales, and explores different types of bias that can arise during the product lifecycle. The findings are based on in-depth consultation with police forces, civil society organisations, academics and legal experts.
Standards for the digital economy: creating an architecture for data collection, access and analytics
This policy brief outlines the key recommendations from Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables and other think tanks pertaining to digitization and data interoperability standards.
This briefing presents an analysis of a national linked dataset identifying permanent care home residents aged 65 and older and their hospital use in the year 2016/17. The second part of the briefing synthesises learning from four evaluations of the impact of initiatives to improve...
Over the last few years, the UK Government has been exploring how data can improve counter fraud in government, working in collaboration with the private sector and academia. This paper summarises the key challenges the government faces when employing data analysis and data sharing to...
This paper outlines several features of the data-driven economy that have a significant impact on economic policy frameworks.
With great power comes great responsibility. Organizations can mitigate the risks of applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics by embracing three principles.
This report provides an overview of the main data and digital transformation initiatives being implemented in Australia by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments. It features case studies of successful projects in areas including health, human services, community engagement, ID services, biodiversity and more.
This report was commissioned in response to the growing trend of commercial acquisition of critical infrastructure in academic institutions. It is intended to provide a comprehensive look at the current players in this arena, their strategies and potential actions, and the implications of these on...
Nesta’s innovation mapping team seeks to transform innovation policy with new data sources, analytics and ways to present information. This report presents the problem they want to solve, the methods they use and how they work.