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Easy-to-understand Statistics for the Public

September 21, 2017
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Easy-to-understand Statistics for the Public

In a recently published EUROSTAT publication, the authors demand innovative forms of communication from public statistics in order not to lose their socially important role. Among other things, they demand ‘…. to tell stories close to the people; to create communities around specific themes; to develop among citizens the ability to read the data and … Continue reading Easy-to-understand Statistics for the Public

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

September 18, 2017
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Communication of statistics in times of fake news In a recent paper Emanuele Baldacci, (Director, Eurostat) and Felicia Pelagalli, (President, InnovaFiducia) deal with the ‘challenges for official statistics of changes in the information market spurred by network technology, data revolution and changes in information consumers’ behaviours’ (p.3) Three scenarios The status-quo or bad scenario: ‘Information will continue to … Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Corporate nieuws

June 6, 2017
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Corporate nieuws

Eurostat’s biennial scientific conference on New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS) is over, a labyrinth of a website is online and tons of documents are somewhere published. CBS Corporate nieuws summarizes the important trends discussed: 1) New data sources and the consequences 2) The importance of a proactive communication 3) Big Data and algorithms in official statistics … Continue reading Corporate nieuws

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IMAODBC 2016: And the winner is…

September 26, 2016
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IMAODBC 2016: And the winner is…

The Best Presentation Award of the International Marketing and Output Database Conference IMAODBC 2016 in Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia goes to Susanne Hagenkort-Rieger and her team from DESTATIS (Statistisches Bundesamt, Germany). In her presentation Susanne highlighted the importance of web search statistics  and why intuition when emphasizing selected statistical data is often not sufficient. To achieve … Continue reading IMAODBC 2016: And the winner is…

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Disrupting Dissemination – From Print to Bots

August 3, 2016
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Disrupting Dissemination – From Print to Bots

Digitally disrupted data production “The collection of statistics has been digitally disrupted, along with everything else, and there are important questions about collection methods and whether or not “big data” genuinely offers promise for a giant leap forward in the productivity of official statistics.” This statement in Financial Times’ edition of August 20th, 2015 deals … Continue reading Disrupting Dissemination – From Print to Bots

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DigiPub

July 27, 2015
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DigiPub

Mid-December 2014 Statistics Switzerland launched its first digital publication for tablets (iOs. Android) and (and!) browser, in French and German. The name for this publishing category is ‘DigiPub‘. . In App Store and Google Play DigiPubs are provided via the SwissStats App available on Apple Store and Google Play (Windows to come later ). .. … Continue reading DigiPub

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DigiPub

July 27, 2015
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DigiPub

Mid-December 2014 Statistics Switzerland launched its first digital publication for tablets (iOs. Android) and (and!) browser, in French and German. The name for this publishing category is ‘DigiPub‘. . In App Store and Google Play DigiPubs are provided via the SwissStats App available on Apple Store and Google Play (Windows to come later ). .. … Continue reading DigiPub

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Basic Needs and Delighters

June 11, 2015
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Basic Needs and Delighters

How to find out user needs? Which method to choose? These questions find an innovative answer in an article from Ilka Willand (of Destatis, the German Statistical Office) published in number 31 of IAOS’ Statistical Journal Beyond traditional customer surveys: The reputation analysis Authors: Willand, Ilka DOI: 10.3233/sji-150866 Journal: Statistical Journal of the IAOS, vol. … Continue reading Basic Needs and Delighters

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Data Journalism avant la lettre

May 29, 2015
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Data Journalism avant la lettre

From Data to Insight Where there are data, there is insight. However, insight needs know how – know how about …Continue reading →

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Visual first – Visual.ONS

April 27, 2015
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Visual first – Visual.ONS

Visual representations of statistical data are attractive – and worth to build an own website with nothing but (info)graphs and …Continue reading →

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