Birmingham City Council recently announced that they would be “opening up the council’s vast amounts of data, so members of the public can judge our performance.” Their first offering is a “a dashboard that outlines how well each ward is …

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Nesta, an independent innovation charity which offers funding to increase the innovation capacity in UK, published the article  Local Open Data Ecosystem – A Prototype Map last week, which illustrates how successful Local Authorities across England are at opening up …

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We’re pleased to announce that Lucy Knight and Lucille Brown have joined our list of speakers at Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits. And if you haven’t bagged a ticket to the event yet then you can now; the second …

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Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits is getting closer and we’re delighted to announce the first release of tickets – get them while they’re hot! We’re also really pleased to announce more great speakers who’ll be sharing their experience and …

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On 21st April 2015, we’ll be hosting Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits – a one day event at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry. It’s aim is to bring together people working with, or interested in, data at a …

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We’re happy to announce that on 21st of April, 2015 we’ll be organising and sponsoring an event about local open data at MOSI, the Museum of Science and Industry, in Manchester. The event will be relevant to open data from …

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There’s a conversation going on in South Birmingham – led by Karen Cheney and Austin Rodriguez and others – about how to get more public democratic processes shared more widely.  This builds on various work (including a Cllr in Billesley …

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