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The True Spirit of Open Data
Harrow Council location intelligence specialist Matt Pennells discusses the need to make open data not just open, but also accessible, interactive and easy to use and share
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Decision imminent on Devon shared ICT plan
By Neil Merrett
East Devon, Exeter and Teignbridge councils to decide on forming jointly-owned ICT company by month’s end
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Newcastle wants digital services, not 'digitised applications'
By David Bicknell
Labour review response says open data initiatives are "based on what ministers think should be published rather than what citizens have actually requested"
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South Lanarkshire appoints Bull for five year IT support
By Neil Merrett
Council seeks to introduce more agile operations through deal to manage its IT infrastructure and Data centres
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ICO calls for more resources as data protection complaints rise
By Neil Merrett
Care.data and prevention of local government data breaches among authority's key public sector concerns
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Resource pressures among key ICO challenges
By Neil Merrett
Authority sees increased pressure on its resources and simplifying of regulations as key challenges ahead of annual report launch
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Law Commission backs simplified data sharing rules
By Neil Merrett
Review calls for fundamental legal reform to address limited public sector data management awareness and inconsistent laws
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Councils need open data leaders to drive economic benefits
By Neil Merrett
Harrow Council officer argues for growing need for a specialised data officer role within local government
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Eastern councils weigh up shared services plan
By David Bicknell
Cambridge City Council considers working with local district councils to explore options for shared ICT services
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City council meets ICO data deadline
By Neil Merrett
Wolverhampton City Council found to have provided adequate data protection training within 50 day ICO deadline
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