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...

Introducing West Midlands Open Data Forum

Introducing West Midlands Open Data Forum.  Notes from a talk by Andrew Mackenzie ——— I was at a tech event recently waiting in line for coffee, talking to a guy. He said ‘what do you do?’ I pointed to my badge. The badge said: West...

Background

The Forum  traces its emergence from the roadmap created by the Birmingham Smart City Commission to be delivered by Digital Birmingham and the existing activities of groups like Open Mercia and events such as Hackathons.  Ardavan Amimi of BCU had been asked to bring...