Why data ethics matter

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We’re hoping to see data ethics develop as we discuss opinions and points of view of diverse communities of developers, customers and citizens.

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What is the difference between a data analyst, engineer and scientist?

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Organisations are starting to see the value of how data insights can create change. But in such a complex space, it can be hard to figure out what data scientists, engineers and analysts each do.

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The foundations of data-driven government

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Before starting data projects, it’s important for public sector teams to make sure they have the right technical, operational and cultural foundations. In this post I’d like to share what these foundations are, why they matter and how to get them right. If you work in and around data, you probably know a lot of this. But if you work in the public sector digital space and you’re hoping to make better use of your data, this is hopefully of some use!

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4 reasons taking an open source data approach will help local authorities improve their services

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In this post, our Head of Local Government Glen Ocsko looks at 4 reasons why open source data can help local government organisations provide better services.

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Overcoming digital, data and technology challenges in local government: 3 actions you can take

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In this post, our Head of Local Government Glen Ocsko takes a look at three ways local governments can start to address these challenges and start embedding the process of digital evolution in their organisations.

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Calling all public sector leaders! It’s time to recognise data’s potential 

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Data is crucial for our public sector organisations to make better, more informed and fairer decisions at a faster pace.

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8 golden rules of data-driven public services

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To set the public sector on the right path in their digital projects, we want to challenge organisations to step away from their traditional methods. Here’s what you need to know to make your next data-driven project a success.

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Measuring the carbon footprint of your Python applications

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With environmental targets an ever-growing concern, building applications that are as efficient as possible is more important than ever. Data is the key to understanding the environmental impact your applications have. With this in mind, how do you begin to measure the carbon footprint of your software?

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The open source data opportunity that will level up local government

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In this post, our Head of Local Government Glen Oskco explores the role that open source data has to play in local government digital evolution, and how local governments can create better services for their people by becoming data-driven.

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What is a data-driven organisation? Bringing order to chaos

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Continuing his series on data-driven organisations, our Senior Engineer John Nicholas dives deeper into the problem of data and the importance of identifying the distinction between ‘data-driven organisations’ and ‘informed learning organisations’.

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