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The Use of Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies @ realstock1 - stock.adobe.com

11.11.2022

The Use of Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies

This blog post provides a brief overview of the importance of mobility data in public health emergency management. This topic was the subject of a report published under the same name by CrisisReady.
The QuizzerLand team won the "Make Climate Change Tangible for Swiss Citizens" challenge

31.10.2022

HackZurich: improve understanding of climate change

The Data Science Competence Center (DSCC) teamed up with the Federal Office of Information Technology, Systems and Telecommunication (FOITT) to propose the "Make Climate Change Tangible for Swiss Citizens" challenge for the 2022 edition of HackZurich, from 16 to 18 September. The challenge consisted in finding solutions to improve the public's interaction with climate data.
Symbolic picture: conducting data science projects @ Gorodenkoff - stock.adobe.com

05.07.2022

Conducting data science projects

Each data science process (e.g. innovation project) can be divided into a series of distinct steps, carried out by professionals from different backgrounds. A particularly careful approach to each stage of this iterative process within a team ensures that the model obtained at the end of each process is more effective.
Swiss public data science ecosystem @ borisbelenky - stock.adobe.com

05.07.2022

Swiss public data science ecosystem

In order to promote the responsible application of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) in Swiss public administrations, the Federal Council has created the Data Science Competence Centre (DSCC) and the Competence Network for Artificial Intelligence (CNAI).
Symbolic picture: Data Science for public good

03.03.2022

Data Science for public good

The Data Science Competence Center (DSCC) provides services to the entire Swiss public administration while adhering to the values of the Rule of Law.

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