This artlcle is aimed at survey researchers and offers advice on how to write survey specifications from a survey scripter’s point of view. It was presented at the 2021 Social Research Association annual conference.
In the EU – to which the UK no longer belongs – the sanctity of personal information is fundamental among the rights of human beings and is crystallised as such in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It is the
Overview This paper is intended to consider the purpose and use of data dashboards in the context of (mainly) public sector business insight and intelligence. It will do this by working through the following four sections: Firstly, it will try
An inauspicious beginning For more than twenty five years I was a civil servant, usually in charge of delivering something substantial – so I thought I knew how this would go: Not so. At the time Cabinet Office awarded the
SCROLL. Did I ever mention it? Maybe, maybe not. Assuming not, well that’s probably because we’ve been so busy building it. And now it’s here. But first things first: what is SCROLL? It’s this: SCROLL is SDA’s latest data collection,
SDA are delighted to announce two new peer-reviewed articles discussing their work to improve access to 1) School Performance data and 2) Free School Meals . Both papers have been spearheaded by Dr Alan Strickley, the former with contributions from SDA
Reading Orwell’s 1984 was a formative experience for me. It helped determine my adult mistrust of the concept that we’re “all in this together”. The concept of Doublethink leaps out as the means by which this sort of fabrication might
Where are we with Government Digital Services? We’ve got: the philosophy, rationale and economics. We’ve got: the direction, process and standards. (OK, not standards – but it’s the thought that counts.) We’ve got: the frameworks, guidance and manuals. And lots