Open data only works when it’s accessible, so which data platform do you choose? Having had some success getting our local council to open up some data and help us organise our first event for Bath: Hacked, it quickly became …

We made a city data store Read more »

This blog post introduces: Some new experimental statistics from DCLG on energy performance of buildings, and My demonstration application to interrogate and visualise a sample of the 5-star LinkedData outputs we have just released via OpenDataCommunities. The statistics As indicated in the press release, …

Visualising statistics on energy performance of buildings Read more »

We are going to build some demonstrators to show what can be done with open data about grant making.  Indigo Trust has engaged Aptivate an NGO expert in data manipulation and visualisation to build some demonstrators and in so doing …

Aptivate engaged by #360giving to build data demonstrators and road test data standard Read more »

Security and research information is a hot topic right now for a number of reasons, not least the transparency agenda and the desire, quite rightly, to be as open as possible about data relating to the conditions and outcomes of …

Open Data is here so how do we do it securely? Read more »

TimeMapper lets you create elegant and embeddable timemaps quickly and easily from a simple spreadsheet. A timemap is an interactive timeline whose items connect to a geomap. Creating a timemap with TimeMapper is as easy as filling in a spreadsheet …

Introducing TimeMapper – Create Elegant TimeMaps in Seconds Read more »

It’s over a year since we put time aside to create our first little open data app and what started as a hacked solution to a personal problem has turned into a popular local resource. The Bath Schools Mashup has …

Lessons from The Bath Schools Mashup Read more »