RESEND: MacPherson aims to unleash the power of data at Stats NZ

Tina Morrison
Wed, 26 Sep 2018

(Clarifies that the IDI unit hasn't had a data breach in 21st paragraph) By Tina Morrison Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The head of New Zealand’s statistics agency is determined to realise the agency’s vision to unleash the power of data to change lives as she embarks on her second term at the helm. Liz MacPherson is looking to tap into the wide amount of data available across the economy, from other government agencies as well as private companies, which can be used to better understand the country and its people. “Data is the life-blo...

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