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STES Timeliness Framework: Effectively Combining Technology and Staff Resources

 

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This page contains links to detailed documentation on improving timeliness or reducing costs in the production of short-term economic statistics by effectively combining technology and staff resources.   The papers below provide detailed information on methods relevant to this topic which have been implemented within statistical organisations.  Issues covered include:

•   Creating specialised teams of staff  on certain aspects of the statistical production process to work across several surveys in accordance with processing workflows to optimise use of staff resources
•   Re-engineering the statistical production processes to ensure optimal interaction between staff and technology resources

Primary papers

The papers below focus primarily on the issue of effectively combining technology and staff resources.  They may also contain information on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .

Improving Timeliness through Electronic Data Reporting in Finland (2005)

The Embedding of a Uniform Process for Business Statistics in the Netherlands (2005)

Cost Savings and Timeliness Improvements from Reengineering the Statistical Production Process in the United Kingdom  (2003)

An Integrated System for Data Input Processing at the U.S. Bureau of Census  (2000)

Integrated Automated Statistical Information System in the Slovak Republic  (2003)

Secondary papers

The papers below refer to the issue of effectively combining technology and staff resources to some extent.  They also provide more detail on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .

Technology Based Data Collection Processes Used for Business Surveys at the UK Office for National Statistics  (2004)

Quality Evaluation and Future Vision for the UK Office for National Statistics Data Collection Strategy  (2003)

UK Working Practices that Allow an Early Delivery of the Production Index  (2002)

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