Tag: Mike Bracken

Onwards!

At the end of last week I went to see my boss, John Manzoni to tell him I’m leaving government. I wanted to take a moment here to thank everyone for the tremendous help I’ve been given in the last

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Congratulations, Companies House

Congratulations to the team at Companies House for taking their new free information service into public beta today. Their Chief Executive Tim Moss has just published a blog post, saying: From today you can now access all digital data free

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Who can we trust with #opendata in the UK?

The opendata landscape is complicated as Simon Briscoe has pointed out in his excellent map. However recently some of the players have disappeared as Giuseppe Solazzo explains and these are the groups like the Open Data User Group that in

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Comments for Guardian article on appointment of Mike Bracken as UK’s Chief Data Officer

Post: 24 April 2015 There’s an excellent new article by Marc Ambasna-Jones on the Guardian website: Does the UK need a chief data officer? It includes some quotes from me on aspects related to open data. Following are the full

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