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Trusted learning material and courses on Big Data statistics

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  1. Learning Code of Practice for Statistics
    Cost: FREE

    The Code provides producers of official statistics with the detailed practices they must commit to when producing and releasing official statistics.

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  2. Earth Observations for Official Statistics
    Learning Earth Observations for Official Statistics
    Cost: FREE

    This handbook, written by members of the United Nations Task Team on Satellite Imagery and Geospatial Data, provides a guide for National Statistical Offices considering using satellite imagery (known as earth observations) data for official statistics.

    This is a white cover publication, pre-edited text subject to official editing and subject to further consultation.

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  3. Faster indicators of UK economic activity
    Learning Faster indicators of UK economic activity
    Cost: FREE

    This paper summarises the initial work we have carried out, exploring 3 datasets: HMRC UK Value Added Tax (VAT) returns, ship tracking data from automated identification systems (AIS) for UK waters, and road traffic sensor data for England.

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  4. Handbook on the use of Mobile Phone data for Official Statistics
    Learning Handbook on the use of Mobile Phone data for Official Statistics
    Cost: FREE

    The guide composes of four chapters (Applications, Data sources, Access to mobile phone data and partnership models, Methods) but also contains country case studies in the Annex.

    Draft handbook.

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  5. Scanner Data
    Learning Scanner Data
    Cost: FREE

    The learning output from the Scanner Data Task Team.

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  6. Shipping: Faster indicators of UK economic activity
    Learning Shipping: Faster indicators of UK economic activity
    Cost: FREE

    In this paper, we present an initial exploration of the use of ship movements around the UK. Two new monthly shipping indicators have been derived from Automatic Identification System (AIS) data, the international system for tracking ship movements.

     

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  7. Template - Wardley Maps
    Learning Template - Wardley Maps
    Cost: FREE

    These are the Wardley Map source files we used to create the UN Global Platform Handbook on IT Strategy. The maps are available in Google Slides format.

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  8. UN Global Platform - Handbook on Information Technology Strategy
    Learning UN Global Platform - Handbook on Information Technology Strategy
    Cost: FREE

    This handbook covers the development of your IT strategy using Wardley Maps to predict the future, understand which methodologies are best suited to developing and delivery information management systems.

     

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  9. UN Privacy Preserving Techniques Handbook
    Learning UN Privacy Preserving Techniques Handbook
    Cost: FREE

    In this UN handbook, we define specific goals for privacy-preserving computation for public good in two salient use cases: giving NSOs access to new sources of (sensitive) Big Data; and enabling Big Data Collaborations Across Multiple NSOs.

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  10. UNSD Mobile Phone Data training - Bogota 2017
    Learning UNSD Mobile Phone Data training - Bogota 2017
    Cost: FREE

    The guide composes of four chapters (Applications, Data sources, Access to mobile phone data and partnership models, Methods) but also contains country case studies in the Annex.

    Draft handbook.

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