Many UK government bodies are still ‘a long way’ from routinely publishing their data, open data expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt has warned. By Charlotte Jee | Computerworld UK | Published 11:20, 12 August 15 Since 2010 the government has officially …

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This post introduces my new demonstration “Local Data Discovery” dashboard, explaining my rationale and motivation for developing it. I had the pleasure of attending an event on 24 March hosted by Francis Maude, to celebrate the fantastic work by Local Authorities …

Open Data: Goin’ local, down in….wherever you live…. Read more »

Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans the Government has to promote opendata and data sharing; and whether he plans to conduct a review of data sharing. Francis Maude The Minister …

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The National Information Infrastructure (NII) dataset has been viewed nearly 1,000 times. This government has prioritised the release of open data for economic growth in the belief that people outside government are better placed to add value and build tools …

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Our two countries have learned from each other in drive to digital-by-default, say senior ministers At the Open Government Partnership (OGP) summit in London in November 2013, New Zealand became the 61st member of a rapidly expanding global movement. The …

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