EDDI Conference System, EDDI16 – 8th Annual European DDI User Conference

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Fulfilling User-Needs and Improving Quality and Efficiency through Statistical Standards and Reuse of Common Metadata
Mogens Grosen Nielsen

Last modified: 2016-11-29


Since 2011 Statistics Denmark has been working on building a common metadata system based on DDI. In the ongoing work, we are implementing integrated metadata for quality, concepts, classification and variables compliant with GSIM and other standards. We follow the UN-principles: reuse metadata where possible, integrate metadata into the business processes (GSBPM) and use metadata actively aiming for metadata-driven production. The presentation claims that the use of metadata to improve fulfilment of user-needs, improve quality and improve efficiency require …

a) improvement and precision in the terminology that is used when we talk about metadata,
b) better understanding of the role of metadata in relation to our users,
c) better understanding of the role of metadata in the production processe, and
d) using common overall architecture models to ensure successful implementation.

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