Tag: innovation

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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Epimorphics at Open Data Camp 3

An Open Data Camp in Bristol? We’d be mad to miss it. At Epimorphics we’re really excited to see the Open Data Camp journey come to the connected digital city so close to our home, we are so excited that

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Open Data Science: Bringing “Magic”

Open Data Science: Bringing “Magic” Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” We’re nearer than ever to that incomprehensible, magical future. Our gadgets understand our speech, driverless cars have made their

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ODI Futures: How open innovation will transform agriculture

On 3 December we held an event focusing on the future of agriculture, in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Chaired by ODI Head of Research Dr Tom Heath, it gathered stakeholders in the sector to

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The State of Open Data in Ghana: Part 1

I joined the School of Data in April as one of the fellows for 2015. Continue reading on Medium »

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A year in open data: Breathe Heathrow informs policy making

Access to data can bring objectivity and insight to highly polarised debates. By involving communities in collecting and publishing data, OpenSensors.io and the ODI demonstrated how both citizens and policy makers can become better informed about issues of local and

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Opening up government data for public benefit

Keiran Hardy at the Mandarin (Australia): “…This post explains the open data movement and considers the benefits and risks of releasing government data as open data. It then outlines the steps taken by the Labor and Liberal governments in accordance with this

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‘No more crossed wires’: how open innovation is born from company collaboration

‘No more crossed wires’: how open innovation is born from company collaboration Open Data Institute trainer Ben Cave shares the wide benefits of the open approach taken with eLearning developer Sponge UK in collaborating on the newly launched European Data

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Bristol to generate as much solar energy as an average nuclear power station

Bristol has twice as many photovoltaic panels on houses than the UK average. It is one reason why Bristol is becoming the country’s leading city for smart and sustainable energy. Department of Energy and Climate Change data shows that in

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Rolls-Royce joins Bristol Is Open to launch UK’s first interactive Data Dome

Bristol, UK (Tuesday 17 November) Bristol Is Open today announced Rolls-Royce, the power systems company, as a Project Partner in the UK’s first interactive Data Dome. Rolls-Royce will investigate the use of the fully immersive hemispherical display system in the

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