Highlights of the WMODF vidmeet via Teams 13th September 2021

These are the highlights of the meeting of WMODF via Microsoft Teams on Monday 13th Spetember 2021 The meeting had presentations by Adam Hawksbee (WMCA) and Millie Zimeta (ODI) AH outlined the WMCA digital roadmap's 5 missions; the data mission includes: Building WM...

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National Data Strategy update May 2021

This is an extract from the Government's response to its consultation on the National Data Strategy: Since the publication of the National Data Strategy in September 2020, we have already taken action across the five missions. Mission One: Unlocking the value of data...

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Response to challenge to West Midlands Mayoral Cadidates 2021

Following our informative challenge to candidates at the last WM Mayoral election, we sent a Letter - Challenge to WM Mayoral Candidates 2021 final to each of the candidates for this 2021 election.  Unfortunately despite receiving acknowledgements of our email, we...

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Highlights of WMODF zoom meeting 24/2/21

These are the highlights of the Zoom meeting on 24/2/21 Presentation by Peter Wells (peterkwells.com) on Public Sector Resource Allocation algorithms Algorithms determine key allocations: money, housing, vaccines, exams Usually algorithms are hidden/opaque: -without...

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National Data Strategy consultation- useful links

This is the link to the draft ODI response to the NDS. Here is a collaborative spreadsheet of links to public responses to the UK National Data Strategy framework consultation, compiled by Peter Wells who worked in the ODI from 2015-2019.  

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Highlights of Vidmeet 30th September 2020

These are the highlights of the video meeting of WMODF held through Zoom on 30th September 2020 Dave Rogers of Midlands Mencap presented their data insights of their COVID online engagement 400%  increase in daily engagements at height of epidemic, 2/3M March - Aug...

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Notes of WMODF Microsoft Teams meeting 24th June 2020

These are the brief notes of a one hour video meeting using Microsoft Teams held on Wednesday 24th June 2020 14.00-15.00 with main topic: Progress on Birmingham City Council Insight project. Attended by Ravi Kumar, Black Country, Tim Healey, Coventry, Glyn Simpson,...

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Notes of WMODF Zoom meeting 20th May 2020

These are the brief notes of a one hour zoom meeting held on Wednesday 20th May 2020 14.00-15.00 with main topic: Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) presented by Tom Forth Attended by Pauline Roche,RnR Chairperson; Daksha Piparia,Coventry; Chris Price,Secretary;...

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Notes of Steering Group meeting Wednesday 29th January 2020

These are the notes of the WMODF Steering Group meeting held in Birmingham City Council Woodcote Street on Wednesday 29th January 2020. 1. INTROS, APOLS, NOTES AND MATTERS ARISING FROM MEETING 25/09/2019 ACTION(S)   Attendance Ravi Kumar, Ted Ryan, Dr Jeffrey Wood,...

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Steering Group Agenda for 29th January

This is the agenda for the meeting of the Steering Group to be held on Wednesday 29th January 2020 in 10, Woodcock St. Birmingham, B7 4BL ~ A G E N D A ~ 11.00     1)     Introductions, apologies, notes and matters arising from meeting 27/11/2019...

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Steering Group Agenda for 27th November 2019

This is the agenda for the meeting of the Steering Group to be held on Wednesday 27th November 2019 in Committee Room 4, 3rd floor, Wolverhampton Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1RP  ~ A G E N D A ~ 11.00     1)     Introductions, apologies, notes...

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Steering Group Agenda for Wednesday 25th Sept 2019

This is the agenda for the meeting of the Steering Group to be held on Wednesday 25th September 2019 in iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham, Holt St., B7 4BB WEST MIDLANDS OPEN DATA FORUM STEERING GROUP MEETING TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 2019, 11.00-13.00 ...

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Steering Group Agenda for Wednesday 17th July

This is the agenda for the meeting of the Steering Group to be held on Wednesday 17th July 2019 in the First Floor Meeting Room, Innovation Birmingham, Holt St., B7 4BB ~ A G E N D A ~ 11.00     1)     Introductions, apologies, notes and matters arising from meeting...

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