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A more viable approach to capturing data maturity

If data maturity assessments are to be of value as a business tool, they must express their results with clarity, meaning, and relevance to the executive leadership responsible for investment decisions. With this in mind, we propose a high-level and qualitative model.

By Kevin Sweeney
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Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa New Zealand

This week the Minister of Statistics James Shaw, launched the Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa New Zealand. The charter has already been signed by more than 20 government agencies. The Charter signals that these agencies are committed to being consistent, transparent and accountable in their use of algorithms.

By Dr. Craig Jones
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Paving a clearer path to government data

We need your feedback - when looking for relevant data, what extra information would help? The draft government data register may give you some ideas.

By Jocelyn Morrison

Compiling Data Inventories

There is growing realisation around the world of the value in carrying out data inventories as a key foundational step to a well-managed data infrastructure and transparency over data held...
By Paul Stone
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Data governance – now more than ever

Data governance norms can be the proverbial calm in the storm. It seems to me we need that now, more than ever.

By Kevin Sweeney
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Data needs of resilient communities

The New Zealand Open Data Meetups, despite COVID-19 lockdown, were able to safely gather and talk about experiences, data frustrations and ideas to help in these unusual times.

By Paul Stone
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Open Data, Open Potential 2020

An event held on 6 March 2020. At this gathering to celebrate Open Data Day we were informed, challenged, and inspired by speakers offering different perspectives.
By Paul Stone
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Making government procurement data more accessible

New open data files make it easier to analyse contract award notices published on the Government Electronic Tenders Service (GETS).

By Alison Goffin (MBIE)