of Data and Interfaces to Enhance
of Government Statistics:
Toward the National Statistical Knowledge Network
NSF Grant EIA 0131824
May 14, 2004 Meeting
- Discussion Questions
- Vision and Architecture
- What is needed to get buy-in from the agencies?
Is this viable?
- What is required to implement? What are the
- What metadata schemes and procedures are in place
in your agency?
- How best can these schemes and procedures be
coordinated across agencies?
- How can we measure
- User Help
- How can we move toward implementing glossary,
animations, etc. in agencies?
- What are the challenges of putting up glossary
entries in agencies? E.g., do agencies want all statistical definitions on
their site or only definitions specific to the agency?
- What other kinds of problems do you see that help
tools could/should address?
- How can we evaluate effectiveness? How do
agencies now measure effectiveness?
- Toward Digital Government: The Case
of Government Statistics by Gary Marchionini
- Vision Statement for the Statistical
Knowledge Network by Stephanie W. Haas, Carol A. Hert, Gary Marchionini,
Catherine Plaisant, and Ben Shneiderman
- Open Statistics: Envisioning a
Statistical Knowledge Network by Ben Shneiderman
- Metadata for the SKN: Philosophy,
Progress, and Future Directions by Sheila Denn, Dan Gillman, Carol A.
Hert, Jung Sun Oh, and Cristina Pattuelli
- Issues in the Transfer of Help Tools to
Government Agencies: The Example of the Statistical Interactive Glossary
by Stephanie W. Haas
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