Tag: Mark Say

TfL plans new open data feeds

The capital’s transport authority is ready to let developers at its data on trams, crowding at Underground stations and road closures on Marathon day

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Open data ‘has role in policy making’

Cabinet Office toolkit points to potential for civil servants to harness data from government sources

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Moving towards ‘open by default’

Interview: Wendy Carrara and Dinand Tinhold, leads of the EU Data Portal project, talk about the lessons from two new studies on open data

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Defra to open up Family Food Survey data

Survey results going back to the 1940s will be released in the department’s latest contribution to the open data campaign   Data from the Family Food Survey is now in line to be made available for re-use as part of

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Cabinet Office gives ODI data innovation role

Minister indicates that the Open Data Institute has gained more traction with government The Open Data Institute (ODI) has solidified its support in government with the announcement that it has been given the lead role in developing the economic potential

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ODI and Nesta claim open data success

Analysis by PwC shows five to tenfold return on investment for seven projects in Challenge Series A series of open data projects have provided evidence of the potential value to the UK economy, according to a report published today by

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Wine industry takes up government open data

Laser data from the Environment Agency is to be used to pinpoint land suitable for growing high quality grapes

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Smart cities need open data

Interview: Ben Cave of the Open Data Institute argues that openness has to be the core principle in the evolution of urban services Ben Cave is not a fan of intricate planning for smart cities; he believes that they need

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Scotland gives open data a push

The Scottish Government has provided a further boost for the public sector’s provision of open data with the release of a resource pack to support the effort. It follows the publication of an Open Data Strategy in February, which is aimed at

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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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