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Plexus: Data-Driven Mental Health Support Launches for UK Workforce

By   /  November 5, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Using open data and funding from the Open Data Institute, M/A aims to support people with mental health conditions in the workplace and those signed off from work (November 3, 2015) Mental health conditions are a growing concern in the UK, affecting one in four people,1 costing the economy £70bn a year, […]

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ODI Paper Asks, Who Owns Our Data Infrastructure?

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The Open Data Institute (ODI) yesterday wrote, “Our data infrastructure is as important as our physical infrastructure. A strong data infrastructure will increase interoperability and collaboration, efficiency and productivity in public and private sectors, nationally and internationally. Having the right conditions for data will benefit everyone. It will reduce transaction costs, grow […]

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Taking Open Data to the Next Level

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Phil Richards of Research Information recently wrote, “The academic researcher tends to be a competitive animal who perhaps operates most naturally at this more individualistic scale.”

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‘Heritage and Culture Open Data Challenge’ Launches

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

With support from the British Museum, Nesta and the Open Data Institute(ODI) have today launched the ‘Heritage & Culture Open Data Challenge’.

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First ODI Open Data Awards given to Wikidata, Others

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Four organisations and one individual have been acknowledged for their contribution to the worldwide open data movement in the very first Open Data Awards, held at the Open Data Institute’s Annual Summit and Gala Dinner.

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EU Gets Behind Open Data with €14.4M for New Startups, Research & Training

By   /  November 4, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Building on the success of the Open Data Institute (“ODI”) startup programme, training business and research functions, and combining the skills of world-class partners, the EU has committed €14.4m (£11m) to three initiatives to catalyse open data innovation across the region.

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The Open Data Institute Gains Five More Partners

By   /  February 20, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Max Smolaks of Tech Week Europe reports, “The Open Data Institute (ODI) has signed up another five organisations to serve as its international ‘Nodes’.”

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ODI celebrates New Year OBE for Technical Director, Jeni Tennison

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon The Open Data Institute has announced that Jeni Tennison has been awarded an OBE in the “Queen’s New Year Honours.” For those not familiar, King George V created these honors on 4 June 1917, during World War I. The honor was intended to reward services to the war effort by civilians at […]

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ODI’s Sir Nigel Shadolt Signs Letter of Intent During Taiwan Visit

By   /  December 12, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

According to a new article on Gov.uk, “The UK’s Open Data Institute (ODI) and Taiwan’s Open Data Alliance (ODA) have signed a Letter of Intent today.”

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Jeni Tennison on the 5 Stages of Data Grief

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jeni Tennison recently wrote a clever article for the Open Data Institute on the five stages of data grief.

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