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Factors Precipitating the Need to Modernize and Restructure

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									Experiences in Strategic
Statistical Planning – Statistical
Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) –
The Modernization of STATIN

                  Presented by
               Annette McKenzie
   Deputy Director General, Statistical Institute
              of Jamaica (STATIN)
Presentation Outline
   Background
   Factors that necessitated modernization &
    restructuring of STATIN
   Developing a Strategic Plan
   Strategic Objectives
   Achievements to date
   Lessons learnt


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Background
   STATIN created from the former Department of
    Statistics became a Statutory Corporation in
    1984 by the amendment of the Statistics Act

   The Statistics Act clearly outlines the role of
    STATIN – Section 3(1) sets out STATIN’s
    objective

   Under portfolio of Ministry of Finance & Planning
    until 2007, now under the Office of the Prime
    Minister.


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Factors Precipitating the Need to
   Modernize and Restructure
   Pace of change in the external environment

   Management changes

    Decentralized operations

    Old Technology
    Inefficiencies

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       The Process to Modernization
   KPMG Study

   Development of Modernization Plan

   IMF Review




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    The Way Forward
The Vision
To be a learning organization that is on the cutting edge
 of information and Technology and is responsive to the
 needs of our clients.
The Mission
 To provide relevant, timely and accurate statistical
 information and technical services, consistent with
 international standards, to national and international
 clients.”

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Strategic Objectives
   CONSOLIDATION OF OPERATIONS

   PERSONNEL & ORGANIZATION
   to strengthen the HR unit in order to support the
    strategic objectives
   To create a flexible organization structure

   SERVICE ACTIVITIES
   To institute a client service culture
   To implement efficient business processes
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Strategic Objectives
   TECHNOLOGY
   To strengthen the technology core required to
    support all systems and increase efficiencies

   STATISTICS
   To understand the changing data requirements and
    to translate user needs into new products
   To strengthen the legal framework

   FUNDING
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              Key Outputs
                                                                           Final
                                                                           Outputs
Inputs                        Intermediate outputs
                Resources       Management Information
Consolidated    secured &                                    Performanc
Operations                      and Research collated and    e Monitored
                allocated       disseminated
Human                           Financial and technical
Resources                       Support delivered                             Timely and
                Building                                     Ministry of      accurate
Equipment                                                    Finance and
                                Strengthened Legal                            monthly,
                                                             Planning         quarterly and
Technology                      Framework                    advised
                Corporate                                                     annual
                Plan,           Improved staff efficiency,                    reports for
Funding
                Policies,       performance and morale                        2001 – 2003
                regulations                                                   published as
Technical
                and             Efficient Administrative                      scheduled.
Assistance
                Guidelines      processes and increased
                formulated,     operational efficiency
Policies
                appraised
Guidelines
                and             Improved Indices &
Regulations
                disseminate     Estimates
Standards
                d.
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   Implementation


Incorporate the Modernization processes into
  Operation Plans for the Institute as well as
  that of each Division for each year.




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Achievements to date
   Consolidation of Corporate Area offices

   Legal Framework reviewed - at “White Paper”
    stage

   Organizational Restructuring & Introduction of
    PMAS

   Introduction of a Quality Management System
    Data
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Achievements to date

   Data Management System for 5 processes
    developed - November 2008
       External trade
       Surveys
       Demography
       Central Register of Economic Units
       Media clippings




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    Achievements to date

   Revision of the CPI

   Introduction of PPI

   Revision of SNA

   Upgrading of Source Statistics
      - Including Business Register Development
    -   Revision of Classification Systems

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Lessons learnt / Issues

     Difficulties in managing expanded workload

     Project management

     Have a Plan B

     Succession Planning

     Scarcity of Professionals

     Buy in of stakeholders
     Relationship of the core programmes with the
      supporting system
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Experiences in Strategic
Statistical Planning – Statistical
Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) –
The Modernization of STATIN

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