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== <span style="color: #008080">'''Next Steps'''</span>==
== <span style="color: #008080">'''Next Steps'''</span>==
# Activate Statipedia on EPA-Extranet
# Activate Statipedia on EPA-Extranet
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# Convene core group of 6-10 statisticians & economists
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# Convene core group of 6-10 statisticians & economists @ "[[Barn_Raising]]"
# Build the wiki with core group over 2-month period
# Build the wiki with core group over 2-month period
# Add registered users and continue to build the wiki for additional 4 months
# Add registered users and continue to build the wiki for additional 4 months
# Roll out the wiki at ??? meeting, invite gov't wide participation
# Roll out the wiki at ??? meeting, invite gov't wide participation

Revision as of 11:39, 31 August 2010

Contents

Statipedia

Statipedia - a platform for collaboration across statistical agencies

Barry D. Nussbaum (Chief Statistician, Environmental Protection Agency)

Peter B. Meyer (Office of Productivity, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

James A. Buszuwski (Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Michael J. Messner (Office of Water, Environmental Protection Agency (Wiki Page))

3:00 PM, September 15, 2010.

Location: ???

Vision

  • Tools and workspaces for statistical staff across agencies
    • With source material for economists and statisticians
    • Available to new employees
    • Not for general public
  • Wiki as Web tool
    • MediaWiki software (same as used by Wikipedia) hosted by EPA
    • Virtually zero cost to maintain the software
    • No special software beyond web browser is needed by user
    • Version control system
    • Search engine
    • Security includes user login, version control, rollback capability, user-blocking (when needed)

Motivation

Peter - bring in material from your slides 3 & 4

Examples of Statipedia Uses

Next Steps

  1. Activate Statipedia on EPA-Extranet
  2. Convene core group of 6-10 statisticians & economists @ "Barn_Raising"
  3. Build the wiki with core group over 2-month period
  4. Add registered users and continue to build the wiki for additional 4 months
  5. Roll out the wiki at ??? meeting, invite gov't wide participation
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