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Meet the new Chief Data Architect at Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO)

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Jenny Brooker, Central Digital and Data Office’s new Chief Data Architect, discusses her passion for data, her career history, and her aims and ambitions in her new role. A focus on data I am fascinated by the power of data …

Global Data Landscape - Sharing insights with New Zealand

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As data architects across government, you are interested in both enterprise and technical principles and particularly continuous improvement, so as Chief Data Officer for the Office For National Statistics (ONS), I wanted to share some, hopefully relevant and useful, insights …

The Public Health Data Asset (PHDA) - When Collaboration meets Innovation

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The Public Health Data Asset (PHDA) was created at the start of the pandemic to bring together all relevant health data assets. The dynamic project was developed through the collaboration of various ONS teams, including Data Architecture, Data Acquisitions, Operations …

Improving the governance of taxonomies for UK government data

A diagram showing the nine levels of the Standard Occupational Classification, or SOC.

The Office for National Statistics’ Classifications Team in partnership with the Data Standards Authority (DSA) have created a Taxonomy Oversight Group (TOG), which is made up of a community of cross-government and public sector experts to address the lack of …

Understanding UK occupations

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How we’ve enhanced our Standard Occupational Classification to help better understand the UK jobs market. The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) is a framework used to classify occupations according to skill level and specialisation. It assigns all jobs a four-digit code …