Unlock the Value of Your Data: Create a Unified Data Estate to Transform Government Operations

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Unlock the Value of Your Data: Create a Unified Data Estate to Transform Government Operations

Data is a vital asset for government agencies, as it can help deliver better public services, improve operational efficiency, and enhance citizen engagement.

There has been an exponential growth of government data which can create challenges for government organizations in managing, analyzing, and sharing their data across different systems and organizations.

One way to unlock value from your data is to unify your data estate and then use tools such as artificial intelligence to help you analyze, understand, and use your data to your benefit. When you unify your hybrid and multi-cloud data estate, you can centralize and curate all your operations data within a single, governed hub allowing you to view critical insights. 

There are several benefits to having a data estate that can be managed, analyzed and shared. Some of the benefits include:

  • Unified data management: A unified data estate can allow governments to gain a unified view of the public across services. This allows agencies to provide better customer service, unlocking capabilities like public portals. It also unlocks the powerful analytical capability to correlate signals across data that may be held by different services, to better tailor policy interventions to individuals and evaluate their impact at the macro scale.
  • Deliver innovative solutions: Help make public interactions with government more accessible and inclusive through cloud and artificial intelligence, which help remove barriers between organizations, keep critical services running, uncover data insights, and improve service delivery. The resulting impact is personalized, accessible, and agile digital experiences and data-driven policy making.
  • Enable resilient and sustainable government operations through real time insights: Provide services in an efficient and seamless manner, enabling people and communities everywhere to be more resilient, make data-driven public sector investments and decisions, and the proactive adoption of future-focused digital solutions.
  • Improve workforce engagement: Streamline workflows and uncover actionable insights across government. This will make it easier for hybrid and distributed workplaces to collaborate more effectively and engage more easily.

Get started

Step 1: Unify your data estate 

Take the following steps to start the process of data unification. Read more about each one of these steps and find detailed guidance.

  1. Build a Strategy
  2. Define Your Plan
  3. Prepare you analytic estate
  4. Govern your analytics
  5. Organize people and teams
  6. Manage your analytic estate

Step 2: Unlock value from your data

Once your data is ready, and you have a solution in place, like Microsoft Fabric, you can start building AI analytic models to help you analyze and understand your data.

Here are some resources to get you started:

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Additional Resources

Success Stories

Read how governments around the world are using data and analytics and the benefits they are realizing.

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