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10 finalists selected for Geovation Camp

  The judging panel have now selected a short-list of 10 finalists who have been invited to develop their ideas further at Geovation Camp, held over the weekend of 4-6 March 2016 at Ordnance Surveyin Southampton. The finalists are…   Fix my river 

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Opendata masterclasses – dive into the Geovation Water Challenge!

This week we launched our 9th Geovation Challenge ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ In support of the Water Challenge, we’re announcing a further series of our popular free opendata masterclasses, with six dates throughout Britain. During the

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Opendata masterclasses – dive into the Geovation Water Challenge!

This week we launched our 9th Geovation Challenge ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ In support of the Water Challenge, we’re announcing a further series of our popular free opendata masterclasses, with six dates throughout Britain. During the

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Geovation Water Challenge: Funding innovation that improves our relationship with water

Today, we are excited to launch Ordnance Survey’s ninth Geovation Challenge; this time focussed on our relationship with water and finding solutions to the Challenge question ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’ As previously, this Geovation Challenge

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New blog: Sign up for the open data workshop at the Geovation Hub in London

Ordnance Survey New blog: Sign up for the open data workshop at the Geovation Hub in London https://t.co/ny9HAPhauT ★ Want to go to a free event on Tuesday 3 November in the heart of tech-city? Well, the team over at Geovation

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Talking open data at #ODCamp

Three of OS’ regular bloggers, Christopher Wesson, Jon Field and Luke Hampson spent the weekend at Open Data Camp (#ODCamp) held at Manchester Metropolitan University’s digital innovation space known as ‘The Shed’. Catch up on their views from the event.

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Using OS OpenData to explore top Peak District photo spots

OS OpenData launched back in April 2010 and we’ve seen over a million downloads over the last five years. From red squirrels mapped in the Highlands to crime statistics overlaid on tweets, we’ve seen a huge variety of uses too.

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What is Derived Data?

A while ago I asked the question: “What is a Dataset?“. The idea was to look at how different data communities were using the term to see if there were any common themes. This week I’ve been considering how UPRNs

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How and when can UPRNs be a part of open data?

I’m trying to understand when and how UPRNs can be a part of open data, whether published by councils or others organisations. I’m writing down what I understand in the hope that others might find this useful or might be

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All the data you need to power your business is free online

Open data available online is improving and streamlining businesses across Europe. We show you how to make the most of it Open data is one of the big advances of recent times. Businesses can now access vast data sets held

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