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A summary of the Wales Data Leaders Network’s purpose.

Working collaboratively the network will:

  • provide clear direction to public bodies in Wales, drawing on experts where required, on cross-cutting areas such as data standards, data sharing, open data and data ethics
  • consider current barriers to using data effectively, recommend solutions or identify opportunities for joint working to take forward the data agenda
  • agree an approach to increasing data maturity across public bodies in Wales.
  • engage with the data community within Wales, by working closely with the network of data related communities of practice and interest
  • help support the delivery of relevant strategies, such as the Data & Collaboration mission of the Digital strategy for Wales
  • contribute to advice to Welsh Ministers on UK Government and international developments
  • be leaders and advocates for data at senior levels of their organisation