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Software engineering in analysis? See what happens next!

Three sets are shown: dreamers, coders and hackers. Where dreamers and coders intersect we have hackers. The sign for hackers has been crossed out and replaced with RAP Champions.

We're borrowing software engineering tools to make analytical code more robust, and encouraging people to ditch spreadsheets for programming languages. Our aim is ease of reproducibility, quality assurance, auditability, adaptability and sustainability of our analysis.

Help us increase the importance of data in GDS service assessments

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The Data Standards Authority invites you to play a leading role in the future development of the Service Manual and service assessments, increasing the importance that data plays.