Good work in the open data community

A guest post from local open data expert Mark Braggins originally published on data.gov.uk The post provides an excellent overview of some of the innovative open data work underway in our region. In my previous post I argued that a combination of ‘chance’ and open data can lead to good stuff happening. I supplied a few examples, […]

Demonstrator: using open data to understand trends in social care

Beyond Caring? The South and the collapse of Adult Social Care ODI Hampshire’s partner organisation, the Southern Policy Centre, has produced a report on trends in adult social care within southern England using open data methods. Using data reported nationally, and drawn from council and administrative systems, the briefing identifies a major drop in the […]

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Why are some areas falling behind in university participation?

SPC launches major new research project into widening participation to Higher Education The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) have produced and published a set of analysis that looks into trends in HE. In particular their statistics on young participation show that there are unexplained gaps in levels of participation from area to area. The […]

Where did ODI Hampshire come from?

The ODI has been running a global network of open data nodes for almost two years, but what does ODI Hampshire bring to the table? There are really two answers to this question. Hampshire is truly a great area for open data. We boast innovative companies like the OS, IBM and Snowflake. We are lucky […]

Who owns the global data infrastructure?

Who owns our data infrastructure?

Data is the raw material that will help us meet 21st century challenges: to reduce friction in our economy, increase our sustainability and create opportunities to innovate. Our data infrastructure is as important as our physical infrastructure. A strong data infrastructure will increase interoperability and collaboration, efficiency and productivity in public and private sectors, nationally […]

What are ODI Nodes: Creating a global network

The ODI Nodes are an important part of the ODI global network. The last year has seen significant growth: we have welcomed Rio, Devon, Queensland and Athens to the community; our first group of nodes have become ODI registered trainers; our community of nodes have collaborated with us to deliver global projects; and the network is […]