[wdmmg-discuss] Data.gov.uk chief admits transparency concerns
kathryn.corrick at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 2 10:21:37 BST 2010
Thought this would be of interest to everyone.
*Data.gov.uk chief admits transparency concerns*
Raw info may be too confusing
By Kable • 30th July 2010 07:50 GMT
The head of the government's website for the release of public sector data
has said it is a challenge to ensure that users can understand the
statistics. Cabinet Office official Richard Stirling, who leads the team
that runs Data.gov.uk, said that if he was at the Office for National
Statistics he would have concerns about statistical releases and people
making assumptions "that aren't quite valid".
More here - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/07/30/stirling_data_concerns/
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