This is a quick post to announce #FloodHack16. Where, When? We will be running #FloodHack16 on the 11th & 12th March here at ODI Leeds – we will be looking at what challenges the recent flooding created and what technology, data and innovation can do to help us all, and building stuff that works. Who? Its […]

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 […]

ODI Leeds Open Day & Office Hours with ODI HQ

  On Wednesday 21st October, we held our first Open Day at ODI Leeds, to give our network & sponsors the opportunity to catch up with each other, hear how we have been working and developing, and also meet ODI HQ. We expected to have a small but engaged group of about 30 to 40 […]

What are ODI Nodes? Creating a global network

The ODI Nodes are an important part of our global network. The last year has seen significant growth: we have welcomed Rio, Devon, Queensland and Athens to the community; our first group of nodes have become ODI registered trainers; our community of nodes have collaborated with us to deliver global projects; and the network is […]

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Membership Update

We are pleased to announce our newest Founding Members of ODI Leeds city region. Calderdale Council became a Founding Member in November 2014 and have brought enthusiasm together with some very interesting challenges and projects to the community. We will be working on these projects and sharing the insight over the next few months. KPMG […]

ODI Leeds News – Summer 2014

We opened for business on the 6th of May and it has been a whirlwind few weeks and months. We’ve established our membership model for ODI Leeds, our members have brought projects to deliver, we have had our first residency, held the first Open Data Training by ODI outside London, kicked off our Civic Lab […]

We Have a New Home!

We have news! The node now has a home, a founding membership and confirmed its first events and training courses. As of March 10th we have taken space on the top floor of Munro House, which will be the home for ODI-Leeds, The Leeds Civic Lab and Leeds Impact Hub. We are busy preparing the […]

ODI Leeds News – January 2014

Since we were announced as the ODI Node for Leeds and the City Region, we have been riding a wave of positive reaction, making new friends, building new connections and having really interesting conversations about what the ODI Node could be. Our priority over the next few weeks is to have more of these conversations, […]