Presentation on theme: "February 2007 Dissemination Policy for OECD Statistics: The role of the Statistical Data Warehouse."— Presentation transcript:
February 2007 Dissemination Policy for OECD Statistics: The role of the Statistical Data Warehouse
February 2007 2 Statistical Information System Architecture ProductionStorageDissemination Data Production (incl. StatWorks) MetaStore Statistical Metadata OECD.Stat Corporate Data Warehouse XML Online access Books CDs etc.
February 2007 3 OECD.Stat characteristics Quality –Harmonisation of concepts –Improved statistical metadata –Coherence of data and metadata across datasets –Dynamic updating User friendliness –One-stop database –Combine data across themes –Alternative outputs for different audiences Internal Efficiency
February 2007 4 Present platforms The Statistics Portal www.oecd.org/statisticswww.oecd.org/statistics –Freely available –Limited datasets (10%) –Mixed formats SourceOECD –Subscription service –Analytical publications and Beyond 20/20 databases OLIS –For government officials –Full Statistics data warehouse OECD.Stat –Publications
February 2007 5 Some dissemination trends Revenues 4.5 million / year Printed statistical publications still in demand Cross-domain products: OECD Factbook, Country Statistical Profiles StatLink: URL to Excel tables
February 2007 6 Trends: Access to data Summer 2006: STD put Core Data Views on Stats Portal More homogeneous Fully updated They seem to like it !
February 2007 9 Access to metadata together with data in OECD.Stat –attachment levels independently and freely on www –MetaStore Google for numbers –easy to find –deep descriptions
February 2007 10 Three new services OECD Statistics –horizontal access to all databases in OECD.Stat and vertical access within each database –targeted at users who have skill and time OECD Core Data –key ready-made tables and sub-sets –500-1000 tables and sub-sets –targeted at expert users and informed lay users OECD Facts & Figures –simple tables with commentary. –targeted at journalists, managers, officials and others new to international statistics
February 2007 11 Governance Financed by development fund –500,000 /year –4 new posts –Assisted by international task force Project management board –PAC, ITN, STD
February 2007 12 Key developments Branding views (e.g. STAN) in OECD.Stat Links between elements Publication metadata in MetaStore > > OECD.Stat >> Browser Advance release calendar Hosting OECD.Stat –24/24, 7/7 B20/20 replaced by OECD.Stat in SourceOECD summer 2007
February 2007 13 What we would like to see Users who found us can find what they look for –search Users can find us from Google –rich and structured metadata Users can jump from one product to others Understandable and attractive to different users –portals ? –dynamic graphics Data providers do their work only once –reusable components, e.g. Facts & Figures –no B20/20