Presentation on theme: "A Great Workforce A Great Workplace Managing Data Collection Functions in a Changing Environment By Ms Adeline Ng (Deputy Director, Collection) Manpower."— Presentation transcript:
A Great Workforce A Great Workplace Managing Data Collection Functions in a Changing Environment By Ms Adeline Ng (Deputy Director, Collection) Manpower Research and Statistics Department Ministry of Manpower 25 September 2013
A Great Workforce A Great Workplace Capabilities and Advantages of iMSS Function/ModuleCapabilityAdvantages Survey and rule editor Addition, amendment and deletion of questions in the survey e- template, covering typologies such as checkbox, dropdown, matrix, textbox and calculation matrix. Survey managers without complex programming skills can amend/create the e-template without going through any third-party. Reduce turnaround time for launch of online surveys Sampling Auto-sampling of a survey from the survey frame, using embedded programmes. Unless there are amendments to the sampling methodology, the samples are auto-generated. Live dashboards Monitoring of survey progress (eg, by geographical area) using a traffic light system. Live monitoring of survey progress Short Message Service (SMS) submission mode Respondents able to submit their survey returns via sms using handphones. Suitable for very short answers: (Yes/No)
A Great Workforce A Great Workplace Capabilities and Advantages of iMSS Function/ Module CapabilityAdvantages Front-to- back integration Interviewers able to validate and query respondents inputs in the internet environment and assist to fill up the forms online. Ensure data quality as all survey responses will undergo the same set of validation rules. Enables interviewer to toggle between internet and intranet modes of the survey system. Survey manage- ment Generation of progress reports by survey, including interim response rates and case status by interviewer / supervisor. Sending of reminder alerts (sms and emails) to respondents. Performance of each interviewer and supervisor is tracked to ensure efficient staff deployment. Enables the efficient management of reminder notifications. Job Control Enables case assignment, tracking and retrieval of assigned cases by officer ID. Enables better management of interviewers (esp. large surveys). Audit trail User access control for application functions. Audit trial enables analysis of most frequently edited survey item, and by which interviewer/supervisor. Ensures accountability and data integrity.