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info@improvementservice.org.uk

Data Services

Want to make more sense of your data to help redesign services and set local priorities?

 

Have gaps in your data? Need some data expertise or help with data tools?

 

Want to access other data sources?

 

Need help joining up your customer data?

 

The Improvement Service offers several products and services to help you make the best use of your data.

 

These can be combined with external data sources to produce intelligence which can assist with the targeting of preventative work to redesign public services for the future.

 

We offer practical support to councils and their partners, helping them extract knowledge and insight from their own data, mixed with access to other datasets.

 

We support building sustainable capacity for data services for Scottish local government in the 21st century.

 

How we can help

 

Data Discovery

 

We can help you identify your data requirements and point you in the direction of relevant sources.

 

Examples of our products/services:

 

  • Local Government Benchmarking Framework - brings together a wide range of information about how all Scottish councils perform in delivering services to local communities.
  • Community Planning Outcomes Profile – a tool to help you assess if the lives of people in your community are improving. It contains measures of life outcomes across early years, older people, safer/stroner communities, health and wellbeing and engagement with local communities.
  • Data Brokering – we can help you access other data sets
  • Training – We can help you improve your data skills

 

 

Data Improvement and Analysis

 

We have the experience and tools to help you make your data more useful. This can include help with data matching and cleansing.

 

Examples of our products/services:

 

  • Data Hub – Our award-winning data cleansing and address matching tool
  • Research – Our research team specialises in complex research projects
  • Software – we use software such as R, Shiny, Power BI, Python and FEM to present data sets

 

 

Data Presentation and Visualisation

 

We have experience of presenting data in a meaningful way to assist with decision-making.

 

Examples of our products/services:

 

 

Get in touch

 

To find out more about our data services, email info@improvementservice.org.uk

 

 

 

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