January 16, 2019

The Data Visualization Primer, put together by the National Energy Board (NEB) in collaboration with Dr. Doris Kosminsky and the Open Data Team at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, is a way for us to share what we have learned in building data visualization projects. From the get-go, our Data Visualization Initiative (DVI) was not an end to itself. This initiative was designed as a pathway for the NEB to become a data-driven organization. Our DVI objectives were to:

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January 14, 2019

As part of our ongoing work to explore a future HR and pay solution for the government, I wanted to update you on our progress, particularly in terms of our efforts to engage and consult.

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January 07, 2019

It’s been a big year for open government in the Government of Canada! We launched a new National Action Plan on Open Government, took on the role of lead government chair of the Open Government Partnership, and tied for first place on the 2018 Open Data Barometer.

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January 03, 2019

The Government of Canada (GC) has made important progress on the digital government agenda in 2018, but it was not without its challenges. This past year, the GC committed to moving the needle forward on some crucial pieces to help lay the foundation for success in its digital endeavours in 2019 and beyond.

Here are a few examples that the #GCDigital community has to celebrate and build upon in the New Year:

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December 20, 2018

You may have heard of the D5 or D7 or D9, only to find that it is not entirely clear what it is or why the name keeps changing. Even a quick Google search does not provide a solid answer. Is it a military tank? A group of European countries? A 1990’s wrestling move? In this case, none of the above.

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