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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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Environment Agency makes LiDAR data open

The Environment Agency is placing two sets of LiDAR data – an aerial map created by laser scans – into the open data realm as part of a move to encourage more third parties into flood risk modelling. It plans

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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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