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Busrides is a product of the CSPS Digital Academy, and a destination created to deepen your understanding of everything digital and government.

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Topic: Data

Breaking Down Data Disaggregation

Data disaggregation involves breaking data into smaller parts to better understand a situation and make more informed decisions.

14 days ago5 min read

Topic: Digital Leadership

Navigating Complexity in the Digital Era

Complexity arises from the knotty interplay of interconnected systems. These complex systems give rise to non-linear, often unpredictable behaviours lacking straightforward cause-and-effect relationships.

a month ago7 min read

Topic: Working with AI Series

Working with Artificial Intelligence Series: Writing Inclusive Prompts

With AI tools like large language models (LLM), a type of deep learning model designed to understand and generate human-like text based on the data it has been trained on, it's possible to draft messages that are both clear and inclusive.  

a month ago13 min read

Topic: Trending Technology

Software as a Service Explained

Software as a service (SaaS) is a software delivery model in which the user has access to one or more software products offered through the Internet.

2 months ago7 min read

Topic: Trending Technology

Decoding AI Assistants in Videoconferences

This article explains the role of AI assistants (intelligent virtual assistants) in enabling online meetings, and some of the risks and rewards associated with their use.

2 months ago7 min read

Topic: Working with AI Series

Working with Artificial Intelligence Series: Memos in Minutes

The following use case centres on using large language models (LLM), specifically OpenAI’s ChatGPT (but will work with any LLM-based tool) to aid in drafting effective memos. 

2 months ago11 min read

Topic: Accessibility

A Roadmap to Digital Accessibility

Digital accessibility means making websites, social media, mobile apps, and electronic documents easy for everyone to use, including those users who have visual, auditory, motor or cognitive disabilities.

3 months ago5 min read

Topic: Data

A Closer Look at Women and Data

Far too often, women (and transgender and non-binary individuals) are simply left out of research. This is concerning because data is (or should be) how we assess needs, design products and allocate resources.  

3 months ago5 min read

Topic: Digital Transformation

Legacy Information Technology in the Public Service

In the federal public service, legacy IT systems continue to play an important role in day-to-day operations.

4 months ago9 min read

Topic: Security

Outsmarting Social Engineering

In cyber security, social engineering refers to a group of techniques used by threat actors to breach systems by targeting people with access to those systems, instead of targeting the system itself.

4 months ago7 min read