Data can be enormously helpful with formulating policies, providing services and performing government tasks. This is something that we will tackle systematically. To achieve this, we will draw upon the experience of some of the Read more about 'Problem solving with a data-driven approach'
This agenda sets out how data can be used (even) better to improve policy-making and resolve social issues. We also pay specific attention to the protection of public values and fundamental rights. This agenda is called: NL DIGITAAL: Data Agenda Government (in Dutch: Data Agenda Overheid). In the introduction, we describe the context and reasons for creating this agenda. In chapters 1 to 5, we describe our approach to a number of specific themes, each articulated into specific actions. Finally, we discuss the financing and provide an overview of all our actions.
How far is the government allowed to interfere in the privacy of its citizens? In the Data Agenda Government, we take into account the legal and ethical frameworks, and we are working together on new, Read more about 'Focusing on legislation and public values'
Data can contribute to a well-functioning administrative and democratic system. To be considered as a government that is service-oriented and transparent, we need to have the right data and be able to share (open) data Read more about 'Improving the quality of government data and using it more effectively'
There is considerable knowledge about data-driven approaches available in the public sector, but it is often very fragmented. Part of the Data Agenda Government is to report on the progress of the agenda and to Read more about 'Collecting and sharing knowledge about a data-driven approach'
The shift towards a data-driven approach cannot be achieved with a few simple measures, such as training and providing good examples. It requires a change in corporate culture as well as the employees. To adopt Read more about 'Investing in people, organisations and changes in corporate culture'
The Data Agenda Government is an ambitious agenda with a corresponding price tag. To ensure a successful start, we have reserved more than EUR 2.5 million for 2019. For 2020 and 2021 intergovernmental, innovative activities Read more about 'Financing'