Tag: Mark Braggins

Good work in the open data community

A guest post from local open data expert Mark Braggins originally published on data.gov.uk The post provides an excellent overview of some of the innovative open data work underway in our region. In my previous post I argued that a combination of

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Open Data Innovator Stories

Back in the spring we hosted Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits – a day devoted to raising awareness of the good stuff going on with open data at a local level. Now, with Open Data Camp coming to Manchester

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Good stuff, continued

This is a slightly edited version of a post originally published on DATA.GOV.UK In my previous post I argued that a combination of ‘chance’ and open data can lead to good stuff happening. I supplied a few examples, and also

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Open data overload:yorkopendata and #localdata15

This post has been automatically created from a feed, and was originally published at: http://digidickinson.net/2015/04/22/open-data-overloadyorkopendata-and-localdata15/ For the last week it’s feels like my life has been all about opendata. My immersion into the world of open data that started last Friday with

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Demonstrating the value of open data – GP Pressure Map

I was really pleased to see GP Pressure Map featured on the BBC’s South Today programme on 31st March.GP Pressure Map – part of the Open City Data Platform – was one of the “highs” I mentioned in my final post on

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Hampshire recognised as a local Open Data Champion

Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude has recognised sixteen local and regional authorities – including Hampshire County Council – as open data champions. More information is available in the announcement on GOV.UK and in a blog post on DATA.GOV.UK by

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If You Open Stuff Up, Good Stuff Happens

It’s almost a year since my first post on the DATA.GOV.UK blog, introducing Hampshire Hub – the local information system for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. A lot has happened since then, with the old web site being replaced

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