09
Aug 19

Advancing APS data capability

Comparable to the industrial revolution, the rapid advances in data and analytics, machine learning and big data are causing dramatic shifts across sectors, including the public service.  With a proposed $1.5 billion in cuts to the public sector over the next four years, delivering outcomes with less resources requires more efficient use of data.  There … Continue reading Advancing APS data capability

16
Sep 15

17 x Data Analytics Lessons for Government

In August, we hosted our ‘Data Analytics for Effective Decision Making’ conference in Canberra. It was an engaging two days where we heard a variety of case study driven presentations from government departments and agencies on connecting data analysis with policy, planning and reporting needs. Key strategies discussed included enhancing data accessibility and quality, improving collaboration … Continue reading 17 x Data Analytics Lessons for Government

26
Jun 15

Building Better Services with Analytics

Author:Pia Waugh

The DTO’s mission is to create digital services that are easy to find and use. Service analytics will give us the facts of what to fix, where to start and how we’re doing. By service analytics we mean: web statistics from tools like:– Google Analytics, which is already heavily used across government– agency hosted tools like … Continue reading Building Better Services with Analytics

02
Jun 15

Overcoming Barriers to Effective Advanced Analytics in Government

Government agencies are rightfully expected to set standards in complying with legal frameworks, responsibly manage budgets and deliver outcomes in line with the highest standards of transparency and accountability. In this environment, a data scientist advising that something may or may not be possible is not the degree of certainty government usually requires.  The emergence of … Continue reading Overcoming Barriers to Effective Advanced Analytics in Government