Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic – Central Reference Data Management


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The main intention and challenge was to prepare a proposal and build an information system for the Central Reference Data Management (CSRU), and to build a central system of management and sharing of common data in accordance with the valid legislation on e-Government.

Benefits and advantages of the solution

The implementation of the Central Reference Data Management project succeeded in building an application and technological platform of the Official Communication Module – the data part, which enables to fulfill "The Once Only Principle" (TOOP) of the public administration of the Slovak Republic. At the same time, a unified methodology of process and data integration was implemented.

In practice, this means sharing and exchanging data in public administration and between public authorities. A citizen or company will provide the data to the state only once. Further actions will be performed by the information systems of individual institutions, which share data by integrating them into the services of the Central Reference Data Management system.

The Central Reference Data Management information system is built on a software platform deploying the following modules:

  • Data Integration and ETL (DI),
  • Data Quality (DQ),
  • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
  • Master Data Management (MDM)