Success Stories in Disemintaion and Visualization of Stastistical Data

Metamac: Stastical data and metadata

Client: Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC), A Direccão Regional de Estatística da Madeira (DREM), Serviçio Regional de Estatística dos Açores (SREA)

Year: 2011 – 2013

  • Project Description

    METAMAC was born with the idea of improving the quality of statistical results produced in the Statistical Offices of the three outermost regions mentioned and their integration in the Statistical Information System of Macaronesia (SIEMAC). To achieve these objectives, the project proposed a R & D project. The goal of the project is Development of new technologies related to improve the management and especially the publication and dissemination of statistical data from the Macaronesian Region.

    One of the cornerstones of the project is the ability to exchange data and metadata between different providers of statistics. To that end, Metamac has examined the use of statistical standards as SDMX, DataCube or PcAxis.

    Currently Metamac is in developing process. However, it has become the most innovative and pioneering project in Spain related to the dissemination and exchange of statistical information.

Portal Web del Ibestat

Client: Institut d’Estadística de las Illes Balears (IBESTAT)

Year: 2010 – 2012

  • Project Description

    Development of a web portal for statistics management and dissemination of data generated in the IBESTAT mechanisms for resources, mechanisms of release of statistics, data visualization, statistical tables, graphs and thematic maps, content syndication, etc.

    Web-portal Stats:

    • The site has an average of 3,000 visitors
    • They perform more than 30,000 shares per month
    • Over 50% of visitors than 5 minutes spent in the portal
    • Currently published over 9,000 resources.

GPE: Statistical Publications Manager

Client: Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC)

Year: 2008 – 2011

  • Project Description

    Development of a web application for managing statistical resources to spread. Life cycle management of resources including publication.

    Statistical resources management in PC-Axis format, PDF, MS Word and MS Excel.

    Documentary metadata management associated with all forms of resources.Development of the visualizations functionalities of the statistics web portal of theISTAC. Visualizations of statistical data in tables, graphs and thematic maps.

    Resource supports both structured and PC-Axis files or databases, and unstructured resources as PDFs.

    Pioneer Project in the field of documentation national statistical resources by centralizing the dissemination of statistics on the standard PC-Axis.