Tag: Institute for Government

Why, what and how: modernising Defra

People beyond ‘the world of Whitehall-watching’ should care about reform in government, Liz Truss told an audience at a recent Institute for Government event, because ‘the how’ is inextricably linked to the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ – the mission a

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Institute for Government Whitehall Monitor report

The Institute for Government (IfG) recently produced the third of its Whitehall Monitor reports. If you haven’t had a look you should – it’s an interesting and well-written report by Gavin Freeguard and team that summarises the current state of

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Whitehall Monitor 2015: the Coalition in 163 charts

The Whitehall Monitor is the Institute for Government’s data journalism project. Today, just a week before the final Spending Review settlements are revealed, we launched our third annual report, ‘The Coalition in 163 charts’. Gavin Freeguard highlighted some of these

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Open data in the UK: a job half done

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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