It doesn’t seem that long ago we were publishing our first ever Open Data Plan. However as we’re nearly at the end of 2017 I thought it was about time that we reviewed what’s been happening since we published it, what progress we’ve made against our commitments and where we’re hoping to go next. Continue reading
I’m pleased to introduce a guest blog by Penny Babb from the Office for Statistics Regulation. The UK Statistics Authority is currently consulting on a revised version of the Code of Practice for statistics. The Code of Practice is the framework for the official statistics produced here in Wales as well as the rest of the UK.
As part of this revision the Authority are proposing that the Code provides principles that can apply to any numerical information so it is relevant to the wider data agenda. I’d very much encourage those with interest in data and statistics in Wales to respond.
Glyn Jones, Chief Statistician
In our previous blog we introduced the changes we’re making to GOV.WALES. A really important part of our work is understanding how you, our users, use the site and what you think of the changes we’re making. We do this by running usability testing whenever we can to help us identify any issues early and fix problems before they take root too deeply. Continue reading