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#IgniteAPDU at the Annual APDU Conference

Keynote Speech The #IgniteAPDU Keynote was delivered by Mark Doms, the Undersecretary for Economic Affairs at the Economic and Statistics Administration. His address was a frank and enlightening discussion stressing the importance of data-sharing between agencies and public-private partnerships. Mr. Doms also laid out his vision for smarter, faster, and more accurate data in the […]

October 16, 2014
How Does the Federal Government Protect Your Personal Data?

At the 2014 APDU Annual Conference, a session entitled Administrative Data: Promise vs. Privacy discussed the pros and cons of the application of administrative data versus concerns about personal privacy. Altogether, statisticians, economists, data nerds, and concerned citizens expressed the possibilities and perils in wielding the staggering amount of data being collected by the federal […]

October 8, 2014
Simplicity out of Complexity: Data Visualization

The APDU Annual Conference kicked off with a breakout session focusing on visualizing and communicating data to the public. Considering that data is the new oil, given organizations’ high willingness to pay and need for data on themselves and consumers, it is important to keep the audience in mind when presenting data. As many time-constrained […]

October 1, 2014