Hampshire Hub

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During my time with Hampshire County Council, I founded and led the implementation of the “Hampshire Hub” – a data store and ‘place’ for people who live in and around Hampshire to share data, information, knowledge and insight.

I was lucky to be involved in a variety of initiatives, many of which were breaking new ground, and several of which are still going strong:

In March 2015, sixteen local authorities – including Hampshire – were recognised by Francis Maude as open data “Champions”. I left the council at the end of that month, and the national recognition for Hampshire made me feel I was leaving on a high.

  1. Open Data Champions event: Francis Maude speech

  2. Local authorities setting standards as Open Data Champions

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I’m no longer directly involved in Hampshire Hub, but am watching progress with great interest from ‘the other side of the fence’, as a private individual and director of a local company.