Tag: cooperative

A distributed approach to co-operative data

[Summary: rough notes from a workshop on cooperative sector data.] Principle 6 of the International Co-operative Alliance calls for ‘co-operation amongst co-operatives’. Yet, for many co-ops, finding other worker owned businesses to work with can be challenging. Although there are

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A look at Coops UK Cooperative Economy Open Dataset 2015

Asking “How can we easily match organisations ?” During the P6Data hack day, I got to talking with Michelle and Paul from Coops UK, the UK co-operative network. They’ve released a UK Cooperative economy dataset, which is an excellent start

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Open Data Cooperation – Building a data cooperative

Last year Open Data Manchester held two workshops one in Berlin and the other in Manchester to explore whether cooperative structures could enable the creation of open data and personal data stores for mutual benefit. The idea of the mutual

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