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DIME ITDG Steering Group 15 Febraury 2019

Agenda 

DIME /ITDG Steering Group, London, 15 February 2019

OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS –

MEETING ROOM 3, 2ND FLOOR,1 DRUMMOND GATE,LONDON

Start

Item

Topic

Purpose

Who

09:30

Welcome and Opening

Chair, ONS

09:45

1

IT security assurance

Eurostat will present the status of ESS certification followed by an open discussions with the group regarding the follow-up after 2019

Feedback

ESTAT

10:30

2

IT Working group report and governance

Eurostat will report on the proposal (discussed in the last ITWG meeting held in June 2018) to set up an organising committee.

Opinion

ESTAT

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

3

National Statistics Quality Review of Privacy and Confidentiality Methods

After a presentation by ONS , a discussion will take place on the IT and methodology aspects pertaining to the GDPR implementation.

Feedback

UK

12:15

4

Complexity and networks

Mapping business networks and persons’ networks is a computing intensive exercise requiring smart algorithms and/or High Performance Computers. CBS will present a position paper on the topic based on the current national experience. The group will be invited to discuss possible challenges and opportunities.  

Discussion

NL

13:00

LUNCH

14:00

5

Preparation of the next peer reviews

Eurostat will present the state of play including the mandate of an ESS Task Force on peer reviews to be adopted by the ESSC .

Feedback

ESTAT

14:30

6

Engine search ranking: how to remain relevant

Brainstorming discussion about the possible interest of launching an ESS initiative aiming at engaging with Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft (and perhaps some more) to prioritize and better rank official statistics as a result for queries. In particular, for the specific domain where these data are recognised as official source (like CPI , GDP etc).

Discussion

SE

15:00

7

The accuracy of aggregates computed from statistical registers

ISTAT will present the national experience in this field.

Feedback

IT

15:30

8

NTTS 2019

Eurostat will present the state of play in view of the NTTS 2019 conference taking place 12-14 of March 2019 in Bruxelles

Info

ESTAT

15:45

AoB

Report on the work in progress for the new standards adopted by the ESSC

Info

ESTAT

16:00

End of the meeting, conclusions

Decision

Chair