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More Speakers for our 'Data-Driven Decisions' event: Manchester 26 May

by Sarah on 05 May 2016 in announcements, data, events, linked-data, open

With just a couple of weeks to go ‘til our Data-Driven Decisions event in Manchester, we’ve released a new wave of tickets and have recently announced these fab speakers. Read More »

PublishMyData v2.7: What can it do for me?

by Sarah on 29 Mar 2016 in data, linked, open-data, publishmydata

We’re delighted to announce the latest version of PublishMyData. It has some spanking new features that let you do many good things with the open data our customers are publishing. Over the next few weeks I’ll be writing example posts about what the features let you do but for the moment, here’s a brief run down. Read More »

Data-Driven Decisions: 26th May in Manchester. Speakers and Tickets

by Sarah on 21 Mar 2016 in events, linked-data, open-data

On the 26th May 2016, we'll be hosting Data-Driven Decisions at HOME in Manchester. This one day event is for anyone interested in how national or local open data can be used to support better-informed decision making and will be relevant to open data from all over the UK. Hear from the Scottish Government's Gregor Boyd, MyNHS Product Lead Julie Fidler, DCLG's Open Data Strategist Steve Peters and OD Camp Founder Jamie Whyte. Early Bird tickets available now! Read More »

Publish a Linked-Data-powered Google Chart on the Web in under 10 steps

by Sarah on 15 Mar 2016 in data, linked, open-data, publishmydata, scottish-government

In this post I use the site to show how it’s possible to find specific data, and create and share a Google chart which uses it. In this example I’m looking at using data to inform where I should work in Scotland. Read More »

Surrey County Council launch linked open data platform

by Sarah on 19 Jan 2016 in data, linked, open-data, publishmydata

We've been working with Surrey County Council to create Surrey Open Data - a pilot open data site which initially addresses the local government transparency code but with more to come over the next few months. Read More »

New Deprivation Data and Apps for OpenDataCommunities

by Sarah on 19 Nov 2015 in data, dclg, linked, open-data, publishmydata

At the end of September, DCLG published the new 2015 data for the Index of Multiple Deprivation on This is one of the most widely used government datasets, so we're really excited to help make it available in a range of machine readable ways. Read More »

Open Data Camp UK v2.0

by Sarah on 09 Oct 2015 in open-data, publishmydata

Open Data Camp UK have published one of my posts telling you a bit about our sponsorship of the upcoming OD Camp in Manchester. The second camp of the year; it’ll be held on the 10-11 October and we'll be there as sponsors and attendees. Read More »

Webinar on publishing government statistical data: Tuesday 22 Sep 2015

by Bill on 21 Sep 2015 in open-data

Swirrl is running a webinar on its work in the OpenCube project, on publishing government statistical data with PublishMyData: 5pm UK time, Tuesday 22 September Read More »