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Gregor Boyd: Data Analysis for the Scottish Government

Gregor Boyd: Data Analysis for the Scottish Government

Gregor Boyd's presentation on how the Scottish Government are publishing open data as a trusted source of evidence and information for improving public services. This deck supported Gregor's talk at Swirrl's 2016 data conference, 'Data-Driven Decisions'.

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May 26, 2016
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  1. Analysis(that(improves(lives(
    Gregor(Boyd,(Sco8sh(Government(

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  2. Scotland(Act(2016(
    New(powers(over(tax(and(welfare(to(the(Sco8sh(
    Parliament.(
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  3. BeHer(data,(beHer(decisions(
    hHps://gss.civilservice.gov.uk/about/gssIstrategyIbeHerIstaGsGcsIbeHerIdecisions/((

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  4. Our(vision(
    “The%Sco)sh%public%sector%is%one%where%
    analy6cal%skill%and%thinking%permeates%
    organisa6ons,%ensuring%that%they%understand,%
    and%make%decisions%informed%by,%high%quality%
    evidence.%%The%Sco)sh%Sta6s6cal%System%is%at%
    the%heart%of%that%process%and%is%interna6onally%
    respected.”(
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  5. How(will(we(achieve(this?(
    hHp://www.gov.scot/Topics/StaGsGcs/scotstat/board/meeGngs/March2016((

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  6. Trust(in(official(staGsGcs(

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  7. Opening(up(official(staGsGcs(
    staGsGcs.gov.scot((

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  8. Analysis(that(improves(lives(
    •  Assemble(and(access(the(data(that(we(need(
    •  Use(the(data(to(improve(services(

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