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									   Communication and
Dissemination of Statistics
        InWEnt, Germany

         Anand Sookun

               International Statistical Institute Conference
                 Durban, South Africa, August 13 - 23, 2009
The Current Environment
    “Traditional” products in print, online, & CD-ROM

        • National Accounts Statistics
        • Population Statistics
        • Trade Statistics
        ♦ Consumer Price Index Statistics
        ♦ Labour Statistics

    Supporting statistical materials in print and the web

       ♦ Manuals and Guides
       ♦ Pamphlets
       ♦ Official Reports
The Current Environment
    Online products but different
     ♦ Economic and Social Indicators by
     ♦ Static online tables:
         ♦ Price Statistics
         ♦ Demography
         ♦ GDP
      ♦ Web site for large downloads
The Challenge
    Striving for Communication Rather than

    • How to balance traditional print products in an
       increasingly electronic world?

    • How to send important messages to clients?

    • How to develop effective products for many different

    • How to balance commitment?
New and enhanced online products
♦ Release of Methodologies online
♦ Enhanced web interface
  ■ Cosmetic facelift
  ■ More FAQs
  ■ New online help facility
  ■ New online tutorials
  ■ Expanded database documentation
2007 ♦Developments
       Statistics Newsletter (October)

Strategic Planning
■ Our Vision, Mission
■ Our services and products
■ On-Going Developments
Next Steps...
     Where to begin?

     ♦ Commencement of a project to develop a statistics portal
       to present data in a coherent fashion.

     ♦ Implement a metadata-driven environment.

     ♦ Understand and strengthen communications with key
       user groups.

     ♦ Track and analyze the questions received

     National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS)
     National Statistical Systems (NSS)
Next Steps...
     Best practices in communications:

     ♦ Design a statistics portal that focuses users’ needs.

     ♦ Develop complementary print and electronic products.

     ♦ Offer sufficient metadata in clear English (“the
       democratization of metadata”).

     ♦ Provide robust search capabilities based on everyday
       terms as well as expert taxonomies.

     ♦ Survey users regularly.

     ♦ Provide helpful customer service.

     E.G Environmental Information System (EIS)
Next Steps...
      ♦    Design a user-centric web
      ♦    Review content to meet user needs
      ♦    Develop new options for access
      ♦    Strengthen client support
      ♦    Create a client board
      ♦    Balance public good vs. revenues
      ♦    Develop outreach and education
                             IMF Economic Information
                             Management Environment
       Data                             Data                            Data                         Data
     Collection                      Management                      Warehousing                Dissemination
                                             Statistics                   IMF.Stat                   PubStat?
                                             EDF/ DMX                                                   IMF.ORG
                                                                     Publishable Data                   Statistics
                                                                    IFS, WEO, REOs, etc.                Portal
                                               Area                                                     Online
  National Sources                             Depts                                                    Databases
                                                                   Internally Shared Data
 ICS (Excel/ SDMXML)                           DMX/Other?          Area & Functional Depts.,
                                                                       National Sources,
                                                                      Intl’l Organizations,             Publications
                                                                     Commercial Sources
  Int’l Organizations
 OECD, World Bank, etc.
                                             TBD?                     Limited Sharing
                                                                      WEO-related, etc.?
                                                                                                         CD ROM
Bloomberg, Global Insight,
   Haver Analytical, etc.                                                                                SDMX
                                             Data Analysis/ Visualization
                                            Econometric Tools      Dynamic/Interactive
                                            Fame, Eviews,Stata 8   Graphics
                                                                   IMF Data Mapper

      Fund-wide Metadata Standards (MetaStore, DSBB, SchemaLogic)
                                          Key Driving Initiatives
 SDMX                        WEO Production Redesign                                           Economic Data Dissemination
                             Structural Metadata (SchemaLogic)
Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics…

•What do you think?

          Thank You for your attention

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