#HighwaysHack – open meeting

Earlier this year, Highways England became our newest sponsor and right away they knew exactly what they wanted to do – they wanted to organise a ‘hack day.’ They have data that they regularly collect but never seems to leave the office, and they’re open-minded to the kinds of data people might want to see […]

#FloodHack16 – keep going!

#FloodHack16 Follow-Up We kicked off a new month with the follow-up to our hugely successful #FloodHack16 – a chance for people to catch up and see what has been happening, plus ask new questions and offer new ideas. There was a vibrant mix, including representatives from the Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey, Highways England, and local […]

#FloodHack16 Follow-up

Friday 1 July 2016 Tickets available here This is an opportunity for everyone to get together again, to discuss, collaborate, and innovate, and chat about things that have happened, are happening, and potentially could happen since the event in March. #Floodhack16 was a response to the floods that happened across the North of England on […]

ODI Leeds Dashboard

One of my first jobs at ODI Leeds has been to create a dashboard to show a quick overview of how we are doing. I started by looking at the excellent ODI HQ dashboard which was built with Dashing. We didn’t need all of the reporting that that dashboard provides so I decided to write […]

ODI Leeds and Friends Showcase – April 2016

27 April 2016 The ODI Leeds & Friends Showcase landed right in the middle of the Leeds Digital Festival, and was a great opportunity to show off – the various projects we’ve helped or facilitated, and the pioneering people doing interesting things in Leeds. The day was kindly sponsored by City Fibre/Gigabit Leeds, so conversations […]

How open data is changing flood analysis

#FloodHack16 – where next?

On the 11th and 12th of March nearly a hundred people came to ODILeeds to pool knowledge, share ideas, and build solutions to flooding. We were blown away by what was achieved. For a quick intro to what happened, check out Paul Lancaster’s blog for TechNorth. For more details read through Stuart Childs’s fantastic working […]

Smart Cities Training @ODILeeds

Open Data for Smart Cities: 20 April, 2016 ODI Leeds Wednesday, 20 April 2016 from 09:15 to 17:00 (BST) Come and learn about Open Smart Cities. Sign Up here.    

Account/Project Manager: Immediate Start

ODI Leeds Account / Project Manager As a result of its success, growing sponsor network  and project wins, ODI Leeds, a pioneer node of the Open Data Institute , is looking for a  passionate Account /Project Manager. Who we are: The ODI  founded by Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt, connects equips and inspires people around the world to innovate […]

Internships at ODI Leeds (Paid)

ODI Leeds internships (paid) ODI Leeds a pioneer node of the Open Data Institute is looking for two passionate interns (paid) to support its research, events, innovation and data projects from its co-working space in central leeds. Who we are: The ODI  founded by Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt, connects equips and inspires people […]

ODI Leeds & ODI HQ 2015 & 2016.

This is a summary and update on the talk I gave at ODI Leeds at the end of December which told the story of 2015 for ODI Leeds, how we worked with ODI HQ, with how what has developed during 2015 will develop in 2016. The slides from my talk are on this slideshare here […]