Tag: Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab

“Does your data flow like petrol in an engine?” in Swirrl’s Blog

At our recent Data-Driven Decisions event Steve Peters, DCLG’s Open Data Strategist, spoke about his vision for getting data to stick; for… Continue reading on Swirrl’s Blog »

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How open data can help save lives

Data management is becoming increasingly important in emergency services, disaster relief, pollution plotting, cycle safety and healthcare When somebody has a heart attack, the first thing you do is make them comfortable. After calling an ambulance, you locate a defibrillator.

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Open Data Surgeries – Like ‘Embarrassing Bodies’, but with data

This post was originally published on the Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab blog. In July 2015 we held our first open data surgery. We met a lot of groups and were able to talk to them about the sorts of

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Open Data Surgery

See our Open Data Surgery blog post for more information! Here in the lab, we are adamant that in order to get the greatest value out of the data and intelligence available to us, we need to make sure it

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