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Driving Data & Analytics Excellence in the NZ Government

Part of the Data Management & Analytics National Insights Series

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 | 9:00am – 11:10am NZST | Online

Event Overview

Cutting through Complexity to Deliver Clarity for Actionable Insights

New Zealand public sector data professionals are tasked to manage one of the most important and valuable strategic and business assets held by
the government. The space of public sector data, statistics, and analytics are constantly evolving. With proactive national strategies, standards, ethics, and roadmaps being created, updated and implemented every year. Opportunities to learn, experiment, and practice something revolutionary in the field of our digital and data-driven economy are ever-expanding.

Featuring a selection of diverse Central Government case studies and learnings in data management, integration, analytics, ethics, governance, publishing, and more, this event is jam-packed with content to benchmark with peers, challenge old frameworks and open fresh perspectives.

Join us safely from anywhere in NZ at the complimentary Driving Data & Analytics Excellence in the NZ Government virtual event, a conversation dedicated to contributing realising Aotearoa’s national potential of data for a better public service!

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Benefits of Attending

Hear practical and exemplar examples in a diverse set of data practices such as data integration, cloud storage strategies, and data governance

Discover new case studies and practical solutions from fellow NZ public sector data peers who have been through complex ethical and systems challenges and journeys

Contribute to conversations toward shared cross governmental collaboration, challenges, and opportunities in data and analytics communities of practice

Unpack strategies to enhance effective communication & collaboration across government data and analytics in New Zealand

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

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Jan Sheppard,
hief Data & Analytics Officer,
Institute of Environmental Science Research (ESR)

Rogan Clarke,
Director Digital Change,
Inland Revenue Department

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Regine Deleu,
Manager – Digital Architecture,
Auckland Transport

Gerhard Kessell-Haak,
Chief Enterprise Architect,
Education Payroll – Rārangi Utu ā-Mātauranga

Key Sessions

Implementing Lessons from Integrated Data ManagementData Sharing Across Government in PracticeCreating a Digital Twin & Holistic Organisational ViewImplementing Holistic Data Governance

Implementing Lessons from Integrated Data Management Best Practice

  • What does well-managed actually look like in practice?
  • The most recent national developments on integrated data and information management
  • Opportunities and next steps to implement the leading strategies and practices in our own organisations

Data Sharing Across Government in Practice

  • Opportunities and challenges of sharing data across the Education Sector
  • Real-world case study – sharing data in practice
  • Taking lessons from reality and the importance of keeping it simple

Using Data & Analytics to Create a Digital Twin & Holistic Organisational View

  • How may Digital Twins empower decision making during uncertainty?
  • The impact of emerging data and analytics tools on the future potential of holistic organisational maps, performance and outcomes
  • Auckland transport’s digital twin journey and recent developments

Implementing Holistic Data Governance for Transparency, Ethics
and Public Benefit

  • Why is important, as agency custodians to be accountable thorough life-cycle, open data and collaboration practices over and above ‘ticking the box’?
  • How may we capture the complexity and contextual nature of governance strategies and stewardship for diverse organisations, business functions and use cases?
  • How can we incorporate the best of traditional governance, Māori Data Governance, Ngā Tikanga Paihere and other best practices?
  • What’s missing in our data principle and algorithm ethics conversations, and how may we begin to communicate these more deeply within our organisations?
  • How can we see and use COVID19 as a gift to break through some long-standing barriers, and move from good to great?

Your Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

What Your Peers Had to Say

“A valuable source of ideas and methods used that could be applied across different agencies.”
Department of Justice

“Interesting to see how other government agencies are dealing with their data platforms. A valuable source of ideas and methods used that could be applied across different agencies”
Transport and Main Roads, Maritime Safety Queensland

“The experience was positive and valuable and was great to hear what others are doing and problems they are having.”
Transport Safety Victoria

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