GKB: Geodemographics Knowledge Base


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Welcome to the Geodemographics Knowledge Base, a comprehensive directory of hand-selected websites for people interested in the application of geodemographics, geo-spatial analysis and Big Data. It has been produced by the Census and Geodemographics Group of MRS.

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Statistics User Forum and StatsUserNet

The Statistics User Forum (SUF), created in 2004, is an umbrella organisation which helps to bring together the increasingly large numbers of statistics users. Its role is to support users of official statistics in communicating their needs to the statistics’ producers; in turn, it provides a valuable channel through which such producers can communicate and build relationships with a broad range of statistics users.

Report into improving value in public spending published

Sir Michael Barber has published his report into how central government can ensure it is delivering maximum value for every pound spent on our hospitals, schools and other essential services.

Release of the refreshed Code of Practice for Statistics

The Code plays a vital role as statistics are the lifeblood of our democracy and an important public asset for society. It enables users and producers to have a set of principles that underpin independent statistics production and presentation, ensuring confidence in this essential public asset.

Digital People Blog

The Government Digital Service has created a blog to follow digital, data and technology people and skills activity across London. Digital People showcases ‘what good looks like’ when it comes to working in digital, data and technology in government.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Guidance Note for the Research Sector: Appropriate use of different legal bases under the GDPR

EFAMRO and ESOMAR created a report to  provide a framework to researchers:Understand the basic principles of the new GDPR framework focusing on the data processing and collection principles; determine the appropriate legal grounds to collect, process or further process personal data for all types of research, the conditions that need to be followed and the associated data subject rights; and assess the implications of the different legal grounds for statistical and/or scientific research.

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