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Category: scottish-government

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 statistics.gov.scot 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 »

Scottish Statistics Beta - over 1 billion Scottish facts!

by Sarah on 10 Jul 2015 in data, linked, open-data, publishmydata, scottish-government

We’re happy to say that the new Scottish Statistics website is now publicly available! Currently in beta, it’ll soon replace Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics. It is our largest site (by data volumes) so far with over 1 billion facts being published to a 5 star standard through our PublishMyData service. Read More »

Swirrl awarded new Scottish Government linked open data project

by Sarah on 03 Nov 2014 in announcements, linked-data, open-data, scottish-government

We’re happy to announce that we’ve been awarded a contract with the Scottish Government’s Statistics Group to help them create a linked open data platform. Earlier this year we worked on OpenDataScotland.org, a pilot study designed to showcase how linked, open data could power smarter, more transparent and efficient data use. Now the Scottish Government taking the next step and creating a new Scottish open data platform, based around Linked Data. Read More »

Open Data Scotland: a Linked Data pilot study for the Scottish Government

by Sarah on 20 Jan 2014 in linked-data, open-data, projects, scotland, scottish-government, visualisation

Last month we launched Open Data Scotland - a pilot site built to showcase how Linked Open Data can make for smarter, more efficient data use. Read More »

Energy use Open Data for Scottish Government Buildings

by Ric on 08 Jun 2012 in internet-of-things, linked-data, open-data, projects, scotland, scottish-government

A project that we carried out last autumn for the Scottish Government went live a couple of months ago, as part of the a platform for disclosure on the sustainability performance of the Scottish Government Estate. We worked closely with the Head of Data Standards at the Scottish Government, to put together a Linked Data site holding half-hourly electricity and gas consumption data from Scottish Government Buildings. Read More »