Name of the tool: Statistics Metadata-driven Analysis & Reporting Tool (SMART)

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Owner: International Labour Organization (ILO), Department of Statistics (ILOSTAT)

Description and main purpose of the software

The SMART (Statistical Metadata-driven Analysis and Reporting Tool) is a statistical processor and transcoding tool able to produce datasets by processing microdata or aggregate data in several formats, according to the structural metadata read from a Dataflow or DSD. The output files can be generated in diverse formats, intended for analysis, data reporting or to feed a dissemination platform.

In particular, it can be a very useful tool to produce SDMX datasets for SDG (or any) data reporting, while a proper reporting platform able to produce SDMX datasets is not yet in place. It is also foreseen as a “Swiss knife” to produce input data for .Stat version 7 and the upcoming .Stat Suite.

License: Free software license

Input format(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV, SDMX-ML
Output format(s): Excel, CSV, SDMX-ML, SDMX-CSV, .Stat-CSV

Programming language(s): .NET, R

Operating system(s): Windows OS

Language(s): English

Implemented features: Configure SDMX database based on DSD; Dataflow; Data query; Code List; Data Structure Definition (DSD); Command line utility; Graphical Data visualisation; Registration GUI; SDMX input/output module; Compact Schema Generation; Tabular Data visualisation; Process

Further information: Currently, SMART is a beta version released for public testing. The usage of beta software is entirely at your own risk and may void warranty on your products.