Data Hub is an online data matching and cleansing solution for the Scottish public sector.
Matching and cleansing data sets can be a complicated, time consuming and labour-intensive process but it has many benefits. Clean, consistent data can help an organisation improve its customers’ experience, deliver more personalised services and make better decisions based on sound intelligence.
Data Hub can analyse multiple data sources and produce analysis reports for partner organisations without the need for them to develop their own solution or install, maintain and pay for additional software.
Data Hub can be used to:
Read how the National Entitlement Card Migration Project used Data Hub to cleanse and validate records for 1.3 million card holders when their cards needed replacing - analysing 8.2 million records from 31 councils in the process.
Data Hub is free to use for Scottish local authorities and partner organisations. To find out more, contact the Data Hub team on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Improvement Service (IS) is the national improvement organisation for local government in Scotland.
Our purpose is to help councils and their partners to improve the health, quality of life and opportunities of all people in Scotland through community leadership, strong local governance and the delivery of high quality, efficient local services.
Through a series of principles, the IS works to promote improvement in local government and among its partners to support them improve outcomes and reduce the outcome gaps within populations and within areas.
The IS delivers a range of products and services that support CPPs to build their capacity to deliver the public service reform agenda.
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