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A Frictionless Approach for Statistics and SDG Indicators (English)

Worldwide, data-oriented organizations find themselves at a critical juncture when it comes to data management as they respond to the rapid growth in the variety, volume and velocity of supply a nd demand for data. Statistical organizations are at the forefront of these changes. This report considers how the Frictionless framework ( could contribute to data management within statistical organizations such as National Statistical Agencies (NSOs) and the World Bank. It bases its findings on interviews with key staff from the Bank and two of its partner NSOs, Statistics Sierra Leone (Stats SL) and the Colombian National Administrative Department for Statistics (DANE), as well as the documentation they provided.


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    Pollock,Rufus Daalen,Annabel van Walsh,Paul

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    A Frictionless Approach for Statistics and SDG Indicators

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Pollock,Rufus Daalen,Annabel van Walsh,Paul

A Frictionless Approach for Statistics and SDG Indicators (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.