Tag: ODI Devon

Guest post: My week on the ODI’s Train the Trainer course

  Last month I set off for ODI HQ and the week-long Train the Trainer course. Luckily I’d been warned what to expect of the schedule; don’t make any other plans, I was told. Don’t expect to have time to

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Smart People

So Beyond the Smart City 2015 is over and it’s time to say a big thank you to everyone who gave their time, support and insights over the three days. You can check the #btsc15 hashtag for some of the

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Our Sponsors: Cosmic

Cosmic have been a major supporter of BTSC since its inception, when we approached their CEO, Julie Hawker, in the hope she would speak. We’re delighted that Cosmic are also sponsoring the event. We’ve been aware for a long time

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Beyond the Smart City – Three Day Schedule

After a lot of phone calls, texts, tweets, emails and direct messages we have finalised the line-up for the Beyond the Smart City event, which takes place 25-27 June in Exeter, Devon, UK. Lots of people have already signed up

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Saturday Workshops Final Line-Up

One of the defining features of the subject matter covered by the Beyond the Smart City event is its breadth; in putting together the programme we’ve deliberately selected topics and speakers that explore the wider implications of data and technology

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Speakers and Themes

When we started work on Beyond the Smart City we set out with an idea of the themes we wanted to cover and a list of speakers who’d help us get them across. Over the past few months that list

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Saturday Workshops

On Saturday 27th June we’re putting on some short, targeted workshops on a topics ranging from publishing and telling stories with open data to design for smart initiatives. It’s going to be a busy programme with the opportunity for follow-on

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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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ODI Futures

The ODI and Arup are hosting a smart cities event on 20th April which takes a forward-look at the ‘open smart city’. Simon Gough from ODI Devon and Redfront will be speaking about some of the themes of Beyond the

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