Integration of Data and Interfaces to Enhance
Understanding of Government Statistics:
Toward the National Statistical Knowledge Network
NSF Grant EIA 0131824


Toward a Statistical Knowledge Network Project Meeting

May 14, 2004
BLS Room 7

9:00 - 9:15     Welcome and Introductions 
                     FedStats test area plan           

9:15 - 10:15    Toward the Statistical Knowledge Network
                          a. Vision and architecture
                          b. Discussion
                              i. What is needed to get buy-in from the agencies? Is this viable?
                             ii.  What is required to implement? What are the crucial milestones?

10:15 - 10:30    Break

10:30 - 11:15    Metadata
                          a. What metadata schems and procedures are in place in your agency?
                          b. How best can these schemes and procedures be coordinated across agencies?
                          c. How can we measure progress?

11:15 - 12:00    User help
                         a. How can we move toward implementing glossary, animations, etc. in agencies?
                             i. 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 their agency?
                            ii. What other kinds of problems do you see that help tools could/should address?
                         b. How can we evaluate effectiveness? How do agencies now measure effectiveness?

12:00 - 12:30   Wrap-up and Next Meeting Date


The GovStat Project is managed at the Interaction Design Laboratory
at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Last Updated 05/08/2004