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West Midlands Open Data Forum (WMODF) promotes the release, re-use and integration of open data to benefit communities, businesses and public services in the West Midlands area.

Getting Ready For General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) seems to be one of the greatest causes of anxiety across all business sectors. Whilst there will be a change in emphasis, in some areas, on how data is collected and managed, it is important to...

West Midlands Urban Challenge – digital opportunities

Urban Challenge is an open call competition for technology startups to develop new ideas to make the West Midlands a better place to live and work by pitching directly to the Mayor and the chance to work directly with officials from the West Midlands Combined...

Upcoming events November 2017:

Birmingham City University are running 2 events Wednesday 22 November 10.00-14.00hrs IBM – Blockchain, Cognitive and IoT industry event https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blockchain-cognitive-and-iot-industrial-event-tickets-39510301375 The event brings together...

NHS Digital to open API Lab

produced by UKA data4good - thanks to Mark Say Plans for internal team to work with public and private sector developers to accelerate adoption of application program interfaces NHS Digital has announced plans for a team to speed up the development of open source APIs...

Steering Group Meeting 15th November 2017

NOTES OF WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING WEDNESDAY, 15TH NOVEMBER, 2017 AT INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM ATTENDED BY:         Pauline Roche – Chair              (RnR Organisation) Andy Mabbett                         (Freelance) Glyn...

West Midlands Combined Authority Digital Board paper

08.09.17 WMCA Digital Board[2727] This is a copy of a paper released by the West Midlands Combined Authority describing their approach to addressing digital issues (not specifically open data) across the...

WMODF meeting 20th September 2017

WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING TO BE HELD ON  WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2017, 16.45-18.15  AT INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM, FARADAY WHARF ~ A G E N D A ~ 16.45     1)     Apologies, notes and matters arising from meeting 19/07/2017 (notes on web site)...

WMODF meeting 19th July 2017

WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP  MEETING TO BE HELD ON  WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY 2017, 16.45-18.15  INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM, FARADAY WHARF ~ A G E N D A ~ 16.45     1)     Apologies, notes and matters arising from meeting 17/05/2017 16.55      2)     Updates on...

WMODF meeting 17th May 2017

WEDNESDAY 17TH MAY 2017, 16.45-18.15  INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM, FARADAY WHARF ~ A G E N D A ~ 16.45     1)     Apologies, notes and matters arising from meeting 15/03/2017 16.55      2)     Updates on key issues ODI node                                     PR Open data...

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