Data management

Govt looks to widen social protection, use single database

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 06/11/2021 - 16:52

Free Malaysia Today (FMT) (08.06.2021) Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the government is looking to bolster the country’s social safety net programme with a definitive database. Muhyiddin said that he chaired a Malaysian Social Protection Council (MySPC) meeting via video conferencing today, during which the issue of strengthening the national social safety net was discussed. He added it included expanding the protection schemes under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to groups that were not covered previously.

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Uncertainty in big data analytics: survey, opportunities, and challenges | Journal of Big Data | Full Text

Submitted by rruggia on Tue, 06/01/2021 - 08:29

Big data analytics has gained wide attention from both academia and industry as the demand for understanding trends in massive datasets increases. Recent developments in sensor networks, cyber-physical systems, and the ubiquity of the Internet of Things (IoT) have increased the collection of data (including health care, social media, smart cities, agriculture, finance, education, and more) to an enormous scale. However, the data collected from sensors, social media, financial records, etc. is inherently uncertain due to noise, incompleteness, and inconsistency.

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Data Analytics
Data management
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Croatia: Stop COVID-19 application now works cross-border

Submitted by siha on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 13:37

Government of the Republic of Croatia (19.11.2020) Cross-border data exchange between the Croatian Stop COVID-19 application and official applications of other EU member states has been established. This makes Croatia the seventh EU country in a row, along with Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and Spain, which exchanges "infected keys" through the federation gateway (European Federation Gateway Service) and thus enables anonymous notification of foreign contacts about the risk of infection. 

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croatia
european union
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ICT
Mobile technologies
Interoperability
Data management
Covid-19
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Bahamas: Extension of government-funded unemployment benefit (GovUEBex)

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 07/23/2020 - 09:09

nib-bahamas.com (16.07.2020) The National Insurance Board (NIB) will launch a new online portal for eligible individuals to register for the Government-Funded Unemployment Benefit Extension Programme (GovUEBex). Individuals who were unemployed due to the COVID-19 shutdown between March 23 – June 30, and continue to be unemployed, are eligible for the extension programme if they fall under one of four categories: 1. They have exhausted their 13 weeks of NIB’s unemployment benefit (UEB) payments which became payable because of layoffs/termination due to COVID 19. 2.

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bahamas
Global challenges
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Unemployment
Interoperability
E-services
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UN Special Rapporteur and rights groups warn of risks from biometrics and AI in welfare systems

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:59

Biometric Update (18.10.2019) The potential of biometric ID systems for abuse in some countries is a major threat to individuals, and current practices risk the world “stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia,” according UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston.

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Canada: Feds take digital step to reshape benefits system for expat seniors

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 07/30/2019 - 16:12

CTV News (26.07.2019) The federal government is moving to trade, in bulk, information on expatriate seniors with other countries to save time and money when one of them dies.

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canada
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Health Insurance
Pensions
Interoperability
Data management
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Business processes
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Décision n° 2019-789 QPC du 14 juin 2019 | Conseil constitutionnel

Submitted by gfilhon on Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:57

Décision de Conseil constitutionnel restreignant le droit de communication des banques aux organismes de Sécurité sociale pour violation de la vie privée. Mauvaise nouvelle pour l'EEF. 

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france
Global challenges
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ICT
Interoperability
Data management
Error evasion and fraud
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La fraude aux faux numéros de Sécu serait de 200 à... 802 millions d’euros 

Submitted by gfilhon on Wed, 06/05/2019 - 16:26

De l'importance d'une bonne méthode de suivi dans la lutte contre la fraude.

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france
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Health
Governance and administration
Data management
Error evasion and fraud
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Business processes
New risks
Service delivery
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It’s cloud and data access for Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in 2019

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:43

opengovasia.com (16.01.2019) Find out what technology projects the organisation has taken on and is exploring.

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australia
Global challenges
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E-services
Data management
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Business processes
Service delivery
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World Bank's Mission Billion challenge to tackle critical issues in digital identification

Submitted by massetti on Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:50

biometricupdate.com (05.10.2018) The World Bank has announced the launch of the Mission Billion annual innovation challenge to address the most critical issues in digital identification as it works toward achieving sustainable development goal 16.9 to establish legal identity for all.

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Africa
Global challenges
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Data management
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