Data Planning with ADAPT

The course introduces National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and other data producers to the use of ADAPT, the free, innovative, cloud-hosted, multilingual Advanced Data Planning Tool, developed by PARIS21, in order to achieve effective data production and meet the priority data needs of policy makers.


SDG17: Partnerships for the goals
SDG 17: Systemic Issues
Data Planning
Strategic and managerial issues
Technological resources management
Data Gaps
data planning

Welcome to "How ADAPT works", an introductory course on Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT) offered by PARIS21 Academy.

We are excited to join you on your journey to explore the Advanced Data Planning Tool, which is a free, data-planning tool developed by PARIS21 that facilitates assessment of data gaps. It also helps with the development & tracking of data plans such as National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) within National Statistical Systems (NSS).

In this short course (the course takes around 30 minutes of study), you will have the opportunity to understand and learn how to get started with ADAPT, how can ADAPT help in data planning, ADAPT’s menu and settings overview, data demands and supplies in ADAPT, data gaps in ADAPT, data planning with ADAPT including some advance features in ADAPT.

We really hope that you will enjoy studying this PARIS21 Academy course.

Target Audience

National Statistical Offices and other data producers are the main target audiences for this course. However, the content is open and accessible to anyone who is interested in improving their understanding of data planning and the intricacies populating a given statistical system.

Learning Objectives

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  •  Understand how to get started with ADAPT
  •  Learn the insights that ADAPT can produce
  •  Learn the navigation and some key features of ADAPT
  •  Understand data gaps and data planning in ADAPT