Joined Up Data for Joined Up Problem Solving

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This week, the Open Data Institute published one of my posts about how open, linked data can improve collaboration and extend data reach. In it, I focus on DCLG’s relaunched and rebranded site, OpenDataCommunities.

The Department for Communities and Local Government’s relaunched and rebranded site, OpenDataCommunities shows how large organisations can improve collaboration and extend their data reach by using data that’s both open and linked.

Open and linked data is classed as 5 star open data. One of the things that sets it apart is that the data is available in both human readable and machine-readable formats. So DCLG can reach an extra, technical audience who can access the data to create apps or run queries…

Read the full article here.

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