It’s all in the data…

About the Author Matt Brushett is a Senior Auditor at Audit Wales. During his seven years at Audit Wales, he has undertaken a variety of roles in performance audit, including work in health and central government studies. Since 2018, Matt has worked on all-Wales local government studies and carries out audit work at Fire &…

Big data and data analytics are the future of audit

But what is Data Analytics? It’s about using modern technology to enhance the analysis of data. It’s about getting better at collecting, cleansing, combining, analysing, interpreting and visualising data. The Wales Audit Office is in a unique and privileged position whereby we have access to a wealth of data held by public bodies. But we…

Releasing open data – — Good Practice Exchange at The Wales Audit Office

Darllenwch y flogbost yn Gymraeg How can organisations release Open Data? Dyfrig Williams looks at the process of making the data behind the Wales Audit Office’s Local Government Financial Statements report freely available, and shares the dataset at the bottom of this post. I’ve previously blogged on how the Wales Audit Office is looking to […]…