Skills for Government 2.0

Skills for Government 2.0

Governments are changing by bring data to citizens and using it to improve evaluation and efficiency. What skills are needed for Government 2.0?
Presented at DataCamp 2012 (http://datacamp2012.org/).

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Tom Schenk Jr

October 23, 2012
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    Analysis needs to go beyond maps as a way to

    understand issues. The real world is complex, so we need complex models.
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    To wrangle data, organizations need to build databases to properly

    store data. Free tools can be used to build high-quality warehouses.
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    Applications deliver data and the message to the public. Development

    tools are easy to obtain, but it requires a skilled programmer or team
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    Statistics are neglected, but good policy depends on sound analysis.

    We must engage in advanced analytics to find crucial trends and causes.
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