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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.

Steering Group agenda and notes for meeting 18th July 2018

NOTES WEDNESDAY, 18 JULY, 2018 AT WOLVERHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL ATTENDED BY:         Pauline Roche – Chair              (RnR Organisation) Heike Schuster‑James              (BCU) Teresa Jolley                          (DEFT153) Glyn Simpson                         ...

Steering Group Agenda and Notes for 23 May 2018

NOTES OF WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING WEDNESDAY, 23RD MAY, 2018 AT COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL ATTENDED BY:         Pauline Roche – Chair              (RnR Organisation) Glyn Simpson                          (TfWM) Si Chun...

2017 review and 2018 action plan

2017 - WHAT WAS GOOD? General Energy in meetings Attendance at meetings Find out about things that are going on from WMODF Meeting structure Information exchange Good Networking Informative presentations Sharing events Making contacts with people interested in open...

WMCA perspective on open data – statement received March 1st 2018

This is a statement from West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), requested by WMODF to follow up on our published request for their views on open data from each of the Mayoral candidates before the Metro Mayor election last year. We published the candidates responses...

Steering group agenda and notes for 21st March 2018

NOTES OF WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING WEDNESDAY, 21ST MARCH, 2018 AT INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM ATTENDED BY:         Pauline Roche – Chair              (RnR Organisation) Ted Ryan                               (RnR Organisation) Glyn...

Steering Group meeting 17th January 2018

NOTES OF WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING WEDNESDAY, 17TH JANUARY, 2018 AT INNOVATION BIRMINGHAM ATTENDED BY:         Pauline Roche – Chair              (RnR Organisation) Teresa Jolley                          (DEFT153) Heike...

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...

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