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Data literacy

Beyond checklists: critical thinking about data ethics, technology and AI

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On the 6 th December 2022, the Data Ethics and Society Reading Group will run its fourth event of the year, focusing on Artificial Unintelligence. Here, Harriet and Michael talk about the group.

Help us start a data revolution for government

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We want to start a data revolution focusing on service delivery and improving human experience. Find out what we think government needs to do and how you can help.

Building data dashboards that meet user needs

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Data democratisation is a hot topic for analysts, so at the Government Digital Service we wanted to share how we’ve approached this by understanding teams’ user needs for data and what we’ve learned whilst working with these data sources.

Data literacy - improving conversations about data

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Across government, departments are building data capability by recruiting analysts and data scientists to support decision making, operational delivery and help deliver Government transformation. The Government Data Science Partnership has supported this activity by developing training, capability programmes and an …