Getting Ready For General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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...

Education Open Data

I recently gave the presentation below to the April meeting of the forum. It’s not pretty as I didn’t project it for people to see, but used it instead to prompt me in what I was talking about. Hopefully that means it includes some useful points for people...

West Midlands Data Store Live

BY TERESA JOLLEY · MARCH 16, 2014 Thanks to some volunteers and Open Mercia, RnR and Data Unlocked, the West Midlands now has a Data Store.  Next question: what should we do with it? Having joined the West Midlands Open Data Forum in November 2013, I realise how...

Birmingham Smart City roadmap

The Birmingham Smart City Roadmap was published on 3rd March. WMODF members commented on the draft open data provisions.  You can comment through the consultation website ACTION C1: BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL OPEN DATA PORTAL Following the sign off of BCC’s Open Data...