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Open Data Innovator Stories

by Sarah on 17 Sep 2015 in events, open-data

Back in the spring we hosted Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits, a day devoted to raising awareness of the good stuff going on with open data at a local level. Now, with Open Data Camp coming to Manchester in October (and us sponsoring it), we thought it’d be a good time to share the videos of the speakers who came to the event. So if you missed it (or just want to catch up with it again) check out the videos and slides! Read More »

Open Data for a Smart City

by Bill on 08 Sep 2015 in open-data, smart-city

You can't have a smart city without open data. 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 »

5 tips for Open Data at a local level

by Sarah on 23 Apr 2015 in events, open-data

Tuesday was our Local Open Data event. We had great speakers; fab attendees and lots of discussion about the good stuff going on with Open Data from Inverness to Hampshire. We learnt loads, but here's a selection of the top tips our speakers had for us on using Open Data at a local level. Read More »

Local Open Data Event: New Speakers Announced and More Tickets Released

by Sarah on 02 Apr 2015 in events, open-data

We're happy to announce that Lucy Knight and Lucille Brown will be speaking at our Local Open Data event, held later this month. And if you haven't got your ticket yet, a new batch has just been released! Read More »

Swirrl Local Open Data Event - More Speakers Announced and Early Bird Tickets released!

by Sarah on 04 Mar 2015 in events, open-data

Our Local Open Data event is getting closer. We’re delighted to announce that we have more speakers who’ll be sharing their experience and successes of working with Open Data and that Early Bird tickets are now available. Read More »

Open Data Camp UK

by Sarah on 11 Feb 2015 in linked-data, open-data

We're proud to be sponsoring Open Data Camp UK, a two day event devoted to Open Data held later this month. And last week we wrote a guest post for them all about what linked open data really means and some of the practical advantages it has. Read More »

Local Open Data Event: First speakers announced

by Sarah on 26 Jan 2015 in events, open-data

On 21st April 2015 we’ll be hosting Local Open Data: reaping the benefits - a one day event at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry. It’s aim is to bring together people working with, or interested in, data at a local level and we’re pleased to announce the first of our speakers. Read More »