Data in the Wild: A KM Approach to doing a Census Without Asking Anyone and the Issue of Privacy

AbstractKnowledge Societies strive to better their citizens by maximizing services while minimizing costs. One of the more expensive activities is conducting a census. This paper explores the feasibility of conducting a smart census by using a knowledge management strategy of focusing on actionable intelligence and the use of open source data sources to conduct a national census. Both technical and data privacy feasibility is discussed.

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