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Posts with a opendata theme

Data-driven business improvement

Open data within the enterprise is set to become a leading driver of positive behaviour change and greater self-management, with real benefits for productivity. Here are some thoughts from my keynote talk at the E2.0 Conference about how this might work.

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Social Strategy Talk: Participation and Open data

Extract and slides from a talk I gave about the importance of participation underpinned by open data

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Preview of UK Government’s open data site

The new site is a good first effort towards creating a UK version of and enabling open data to be shared and re-used outside government

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Can newspaper social media sites continue to thrive alongside a strong public service broadcaster?

There has been a lot of very useful debate recently about the BBC’s role in the UK media market, but I think the healthy and innovative position of major newspapers suggests they are not under threat from a strong BBC

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Social network interoperability: still waiting

Despite a flurry of recent announcements from Facebook, Google and MySpace, we are not really much closer to giving users control of their data and their authentication across different web sites where they have invested time building a personal presence

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Open Data Alert! ICTY Archive Must be Open to All

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has left behind a digital archive of immense importance to the future of human rights protection and education. Unless we act now, it may remain closed in the future, but if we can open source the data then future generations will be able to remix and re-analyse one of the Twentieth Century’s most important historical archives.

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