The SIS-CC Newsletter – June 2022

The June issue of the new SIS-CC newsletter zooms in on the Asia-Pacific SDG Gateway run by UN ESCAP and providing access to more than 1,000 datasets on the SDGs in the region. Further, it highlights Cambodia’s path towards digital transformation and a more user-centred data dissemination with a new official data portal built on […]

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What does digital technology mean for data dissemination in Ghana?

National statistical offices have experienced significant changes in recent years, urging them to re-think the way they collect, manage and disseminate data. Information technology (IT) has played a critical role in helping to save time, improve accuracy, and enhance access to their products. Yet, the move from a paper-based to a fully digital system requires […]

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Official statistics at the fingertips of Power BI users around the globe

Let us start with two questions statisticians, data producers and analysts might face: With hundreds, thousands, or even millions of rows of data stored in my data warehouse, how do I effectively tell a story using that data? How can I help my users identify and understand patterns in this massive amount of information to […]

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Why SDMX matters

This month the UK Data Service Aggregate Data Unit will begin migrating its international data platform to the latest version of .Stat Suite. In this article, published on the Data Impact Blog, Eric Anvar, Head of Smart Data at the OECD, explains how the Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) standard has improved the new […]

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