Category: Innovation

Why The UK’s Government Data Service Takes an API-First Approach To Data.Gov.UK

In a blog post that’s posted to data.gov.uk (where much of the UK government’s data is posted for public consumption), Ross Jones has published some incredible insights into why API-first is so important to the agencies ongoing endeavors.

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Our Lives in Data – Science Museum Late Review

As mentioned previously on this blog, we were delighted to be involved in the ‘Late’ at the Science Museum on Wednesday August 31 as part of the ‘Our Lives in Data’ exhibition. It was great to see hundreds of people coming along to

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Open Data Nation: Using Open Data to Integrate Predictive Analytics into City Operations

This story was originally published by Data-Smart City Solutions. One of the great promises of open government this decade has been that it can serve as a catalyst for a new civic-centered… [[ …

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Open Data Case Study – HERE

[Printable PDF version] The changing face of automotive navigation Who: HERE What: Providing data for in-car navigation and other location services Where: https://company.here.com/here/ When: 1985 (Rebranded in 2012) The Data Data: Road, traffic and geographic features Source: Thousands of sources

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We need to learn how to search the web of data

Search for the web of data is still in the portal era, but portals do not meet all user needs. Imagine a world where you could search for, find, understand, trust and use data as easily as you can for

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Open Data Internship: The Winchester Expedition

Friday saw the first real world test of the data gathering tool. Surprisingly, it didn’t crash, erase any of the gathered data or otherwise combust spectacularly. I’m almost dissapointed. Instead, Ch…

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ODI-Cardiff at Digital Tuesday in Penarth

The latest Digital Tuesday event focused on The Open Data Challenges for Wales. ODI-Cardiff was ably represented by Esko Reinikainen. During the talk he covered the mission of both the ODI and ODI Cardiff, data as infrastructure, the data spectrum,

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Air France-KLM ouvre son API Open Data

Parcours, tarifs, taxes, conditions de transport, statuts des vols en temps réel… Air France-KLM veut accélérer la mise à disposition de jeux de données et d’API à l’attention des développeurs.

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GovDelivery Named A 2016 International Data Corporation Innovator

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has named GovDelivery a 2016 IDC Innovator for both the Smart City Open Data Platforms and Location-Based Smart City Engagement Tools markets. GovDelivery Open Data Systems (NuCivic) was named an IDC Innovator in the smart city open data platforms

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Open Data Camp Hat-Trick (Day 1)

The Open Data campers start to gather (photo by Nigel Bishop  CC BY-NC 2.0) The third Open Data Camp took place last weekend. I’m proud to claim the hat-trick of attending all three: the inaugural at Winchester in Feb 15, the

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