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Posts Tagged ‘Collaboration’

SpeedData: Rob Benson of BEN PCT

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Rob Benson handles E-communications for Birmingham East and North Primary Care Trust. During SpeedData Rob spoke about how it might be quite difficult to get some people within organisations to appreciate the reasons for making data available, particularly within an institution like the NHS where issues of privacy are particularly important. But Rob was taken […]

Open Data in Lincoln

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Andrew Beeken has blogged on how he set up a very simple WordPress blog to start the process of opening up data at Lincoln. As he explains, he’s going to be publicising it in Lincoln and will report back on the reaction it gets. Andrew’s data.lincoln.gov.uk site sets a good example of just how it’s […]

So how generous is Ordnance Survey OpenData?

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At the beginning of this month (apologies, we’re a bit late) the Government announced that much of the mapping data held by the Ordnance Survey would be released free to the public.