To build the best open datasets, studies show that stakeholder involvement is key, and it has always been at the heart of what we do. Today, I want to explain the vision of the future with a web of data that is built by stakeholders.
Along with TSIP and the Digital Catapult Centre, we are hosting an Evaluation, Data Protection and Innovation workshop - including a practical session on the upcoming changes to UK Data Protection Law.
Come and join us at Campus London for our first free Open Impact Evaluation Workshop for Charities, NFPs, and Social Enterprises
Looking forward to Open Data Camp 4, heading to Cardiff on February 25-26 2017.
Building data infrastructures to help Civil Society organisations in London through co-production and "The Way Ahead"
Watch this free presentation on implementing a successful data strategy for charities, non-profits and social enterprises
Sign up to learn about data protection and how to lead organisations toward better collection and use of data at our workshop on the 10th of November.
Now that the open data landscape is taking shape, we must measure impact to ensure the most effective data publishing.
The ODI Bristol and Voscur are running a workshop for voluntary organisations and you should go!
Bristol GGD are a social and networking group for women who are interested in science, technology, engineering and other geeky things.
ODCamp3 brought all the open data enthusiasts to Bristol's sunny harbourside this weekend, we went along as sponsor, organiser, volunteer and attendee.
Shout out to the London Datastore and their super fast fix to an error that was spotted in their data
When publishing your open data it can be easy to forget that for it to be useful it needs to be discoverable...
While we are great fans of Open Data, it is just one part of a spectrum from data that needs to be kept secure (such as personal information) through data that is shared between partner organisations all the way to data that is made available to all to use and reuse.
Highlights from the second ODCamp UK - held in Manchester on 9-10 October.
With the Data Platform you have full control of publishing unlimited datasets in the admin control panel, while still publishing data as standards-compliant, 5 star Linked Open Data. We also offer a 50% discount to not-for-profit and public sector organisations.
A recent talk given by DataKind UK gets us thinking about the attitudes to Open Data in the charity sector. Is there a reluctance to share data? If so, how can this be addressed to help charities collaborate and collectively work towards common goals.
Data portals are a new drain on IT department budgets, but does it really need to be that way?
Recently I've been chatting to a lot of different people about the benefits of Open Data. One question that seems to crop up again and again is simply why open up the data they have collected to publish on the web?