Tag: local open data champions

Cambridgeshire Insight: spreading the net for open data

Feature: One of the Government’s ‘champion’ projects is now providing the scope for the proactive use of data from a range of local sources

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Local open data ecosystems – a prototype map

It is increasingly recognised that some of the most important open data is published by local authorities (LAs) – data which is important to us like bin collection days, planning applications and even where your local public toilet is. Also

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Where did ODI Hampshire come from?

The ODI has been running a global network of open data nodes for almost two years, but what does ODI Hampshire bring to the table? There are really two answers to this question. Hampshire is truly a great area for

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Open data is on down curve of hype cycle

Devon’s lead official predicts a slump in interest before local government begins to use open data more widely Local government interest in open data is slipping away from its initial peak, but there is still immense potential for its use

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Local Open Data Champions

Leaders and senior executives of sixteen local authorities were invited to an event hosted by Francis Maude to recognise their efforts as “Champions” of open data. Highlights of some of those initiatives are in the attached presentation, and at the links

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Leaving on a High

Deep breath I’m leaving Hampshire County Council, and am stepping down as lead for the Hampshire Hub. There, I’ve said it. Looking back I wrote my first post Hampshire Hub (Thoughts on What a Hampshire Hub might be) in February

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Open Data Champions

When we set out on a journey towards greater transparency, our focus was squarely on getting data out of government and into the hands of citizens. We worked with central government departments to support commitments set out in their Open

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Open Data Champions

When we set out on a journey towards greater transparency, our focus was squarely on getting data out of government and into the hands of citizens. We worked with central government departments to support commitments set out in their Open

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