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The following tables show the capabilities in one of the 7 possible categories (i.e., capabilities get repeated across the categories as applicable). This view is useful if you want to focus in on a particular category to assess an individual or a team.

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Capabilities

Employ data coding and classification principles
Understand and apply data editing methods
Improve data processes/systems/products
Apply data governance guidance
Value organisational data as assets
Employ statistical concepts and methodologies
Enable others to use and re-use data
Employ data and information management concepts

Capabilities

Employ data coding and classification principles

New

  • Is aware of relevant data classifications and coding protocols, and their proper application to data in general.
  • Knows who to consult for expert knowledge.

Proficient

  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of data classifications and coding protocols.
  • Knows where to obtain expert advice about coding and classifications as needed.

Expert

  • Is consulted regularly by others about data classifications and coding protocols.
  • Can employ conceptual frameworks in support of data classification and coding.

Understand and apply data editing methods

New

  • Knows where to access relevant methods and understands the basics of those methods.
  • Knows who to consult for expert knowledge.

Proficient

  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of the different editing methods at their disposal.
  • Understands why different methods are used and can describe the limitations of each method.
  • Knows where to find expert advice about data editing as required.

Expert

  • Is an expert resource on different methods of data editing and is consulted regularly by others.
  • Can assess current editing methods critically.
  • Can train others on data editing concepts and methods.

Improve data processes/systems/products

New

  • Can identify a successful process/system/ product.
  • Can identify deficiencies in current processes/systems/ products.    

Proficient

  • Can identify deficiencies in current processes/systems/ products, gain the required approval to make changes, and lead the implementation of those changes.

Expert

  • Thinks strategically to assess current processes/systems/ products across a broad context.
  • Develops improvements where needed and encourages others to think critically about processes/systems/products relevant to them.
  • Advises those leading changes to processes/ systems/products, measures resultant benefits, and makes recommendations.

Apply data governance guidance

New

  • Is aware of data governance frameworks and policies.
  • Knows where to obtain advice on governance as required.

Proficient

  • Can contribute to the creation of internal policies in support of data governance.
  • Can educate others in the importance of good data governance practice.

Expert

  • Is consulted regularly about data governance.
  • Can formulate and advise on data governance policies and contribute to the structure of organisational data governance frameworks.
  • Can provide data governance thought leadership across broader data use contexts.

Value organisational data as assets

New

  • Is familiar with organisational data assets relevant to their work.
  • Understands how those assets contribute value to the organisation.

Proficient

  • Has extensive knowledge of the organisation's data assets, including a comprehensive understanding of how their fitness for purpose translates to value for the organisation.

Expert

  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the data assets available to the organisation and understands how those assets contribute strategic value.
  • Looks for new ways to obtain value from those assets.
  • Can advise on how organisational data assets contribute value in broader data contexts.

Employ statistical concepts and methodologies

New

  • Is familiar with statistical methodologies relevant for their work.
  • Maintains a basic understanding of the concepts underpinning those methodologies.

Proficient

  • Has a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of statistical concepts, methodologies, and their appropriate application.
  • Can explain their proper use to others.

Expert

  • Is consulted regularly by others for their understanding of statistical concepts and their advice on the proper use of statistical methods.
  • Leads efforts to apply good statistical practice.
  • Can develop statistical training for others.

Enable others to use and re-use data

New

  • Understands that the data they work with can be used more widely.
  • Is familiar with basic open data measures to support the re-use of their data by others.

Proficient

  • Understands and can articulate the value of data in terms of use and re-use.
  • Implements a variety of techniques to ensure data is open and can be used beyond the specific purpose for which it was collected.
  • Can advise others on approaches to make data re-usable.

Expert

  • Is consulted regularly as a leading strategic adviser on the use of organisational data assets.
  • Is consulted on the design and management of those assets as open data, to promote re-use and ongoing value across wider contexts.

Employ data and information management concepts

New

  • Can access data and information management principles and associated guidelines.
  • Knows where to obtain advice on the application of good data and information management practice.

Proficient

  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of the organisation's data and information management principles and guidelines and can apply them to support good data practice.
  • Can advise others on the proper application of data and information management concepts.

Expert

  • Is an expert resource for implementing and shaping the organisation's strategic use of data and information management good practice, and can advise others
  • Represents a point of contact for data and information management leads in other organisations.
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