Tag Archives: VCS

LA Code on Data Transparency

The Communities department have today published their Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency. It’s intended to drive greater publication by local authorities of a swathe of data from spending, to contracts, to performance. Currently ‘expected’, Ministers … Continue reading

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Blogging against the clock

Can I do a blog in 13 minutes about the recent Best Value Guidance? If so, will it be coherent? Let’s see… CLG published new, ultra short Best Value Guidance on 2 Sept, NCVO published a useful report from their … Continue reading

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Open data: we can’t just rely on developers

Developers can’t be the only markets for open data sites – communities and individuals may need to use data in ways that developers, markets and funders don’t understand. Charles Arthur in The Guardian’s technology blog today reposted excerpts from Tom … Continue reading

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DataBridge – bridging the open data gap

Late night posting does nothing for my inability to sleep, but does get through the old To Do list…  Just a quick word on DataBridge – an idea emerging from the beautiful melee of ideas that was CityCamp Brighton. The … Continue reading

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