“Following the recent appointment of a Government Chief Data Officer, and the formation of a new Government, ODUG would like to highlight the key issues facing users and producers of Open Data during the new Parliament” Read the full statement here: ODUG_Letter_to_the_new_Government.pdf… Read More

  Originally published by BRE on Technology4change: http://www.technology4change.com/article.jsp?id=593#.VQvrOI6sV8E As the Open Data User Group publishes its paper: The National Information infrastructure (NII): ‘Why, What and How’, we take a look at how greater data transparency opens opportunities for the built environment. The Open Data User Group (ODUG) is an independent body which advises the Government’s Public… Read More

Originally published on data.gov.uk on Mon, 26/01/2015 “National Information Infrastructure will deliver better public services, new products, new jobs and a stronger economy” January 2015 The Government set out the first iteration of the UK National Information Infrastructure (NII) in October 2013. It consists of a long list of datasets published on data.gov.uk which, although useful,… Read More

Originally published at: http://data.gov.uk/blog/odug-response-to-consultation-on-the-code-of-practice Earlier this month ODUG responded to the Cabinet Office consultation on the code of practice for datasets and beta charged licence. A copy of the full response is available below.Revisions to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 are intended to establish an enhanced right to… Read More