Data61 events explore the value of public data

Monday, 05 November, 2018

Data61 events explore the value of public data

The value of public data will be investigated at a series of free events for NSW Government employees in Sydney.

At the first event of the series, NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation together with the CSIRO’s Data61 will look at opportunities to unlock the value of public data to better inform public policy, improve services and benefit the citizens of NSW.

NSW Government employees can come along to the Sydney Startup Hub on Wednesday, 14 November to hear from a range of leading government thinkers about how technology can help governments drive impact through strategic use of their data, while managing risk and preserving privacy.

Attendees will be inspired about the value of data and walk away from the event with ideas about how data technology can be used to solve their agency’s challenges.

For details about the event and registration, visit the Eventbrite page.

Data61 is Australia’s largest data innovation organisation, and its expertise in data science research and engineering is world leading. Data61 has a track record in providing effective solutions to complex government problems.

It can help:

  • Predict patterns and trends
  • Provide in-depth analysis on complex problems
  • Safely manage data privacy and confidentiality
  • Link disparate datasets to support analysis
  • Map and workshop potential technology options
  • Build a business case with a proof-of-concept project
  • Supply cybersecurity expertise
  • Automate routine tasks.

NSW Government agencies can easily engage Data61 through the NSW whole-of-government Data61 agreement. The benefits of the agreement include contractual expediency and agility, project delivery support, opportunities for strategic integration and value for money. The agreement is in place until December 2019.

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