National data management NaDB

Mandate

The Federal Council expects to make data management in the public sector easier and more efficient by reusing data: Persons and businesses will only need to report certain information once. To this end, it launched four pilot projects at its meeting on 27th September 2019 at the Federal Statistical Office. This serves as the basis for implementing the once only principle.

Responsibility for the implementation of the NaDB programme rests with the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

Aim

The I14Y interoperability platform has been available since June 2021 to promote the multiple use of data in the long term. All of the Federal Administration’s data collections are described here in a form that provides information on the existence and quality of the data held. In addition, a directory of electronic interfaces (APIs) will facilitate access to the actual data. Cantons, communes and private individuals can also use the I14Y IOP.

Procedure

The coordination of the standardisation and harmonisation tasks falls within the role of the Swiss Data Steward. The joint storage of metadata with decentralised data storage (local data custodian) is considered a future-looking procedure to establish the reuse of the Administration’s data.

Parties involved

The coordination of the standardisation and harmonisation tasks falls within the role of the Swiss Data Steward. The joint storage of metadata with decentralised data storage (local data custodian) is considered a future-looking procedure to establish the reuse of the Administration’s data.

Schedule

The programme was launched in October 2019 and will last until March 2023 with regular reporting to the Federal Council.

Implementation

The next steps anticipate the implementation of several projects which will be carried out within a specified area (wage, occupational profiles, taxes, health provision). Drawing on previous experience, it shall be checked whether the procedure is compatible with the long-term implementation of the once-only principle and shall be adapted if necessary. In the reuse of data, data protection and necessary amendments to legal bases will also be respected.

Together let us make data management more secure and easier for tomorrow!

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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