Category Archives: Open Data

A Blue Light on the horizon

A month or so ago I blogged: Reflections on Events, in which I looked back at some of the events I’ve attended over the last couple of years. I suggested some ‘tweaks’ for organisers, and how physical attendees might help … Continue reading

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Tableau Dashboard of Open Data Releases by Central Government department

A Dashboard of scheduled Open Data releases by central government departments, has been created by Caroline Beavon using Tableau Public visualisation software. The charts show Release dates by department Searchable release date by dataset Datasets without dates The timeline visualisation immediately makes … Continue reading

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The SLA Event (Pt 2): Ordnance Survey Open Data and GeoVation

This is the second half of a post about an event by the Society for Location Analysis a couple of weeks ago. Last week’s post covered the introduction by the SLA Chairman, Peter Sleight, and a talk by Professor Nigel Shadbolt entitled: ‘Open … Continue reading

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Hampshire Hub

Thoughts on what a Hampshire Hub might be: a place where councils and agencies can share data (securely if appropriate) a place to share information, tools, and techniques between partners a place to ask a question signposting to existing data … Continue reading

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SLA Event (Part 1): Open Data: Powering the Information age

This is the first of a two-part post about a Society for Location Analysis (SLA) event last night (21st Feb). It was held in Hampshire County Council’s headquarters in Winchester, but the SLA – and its sponsors CBRE – kindly picked up … Continue reading

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Drumalism – great new app from @SemanticTourist

Steve Peters aka @SemanticTourist describes himself on Twitter as an: “Open Data enthusiast and LinkedData fan; armchair developer…” In a great example of that armchair development – in his spare time over Christmas – he’s put together an excellent app … Continue reading

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