Open Data

10 Aug 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

This Google Hangout looked at how Open Data can help public services deliver joined up, transparent and effective public services.

Open data is data that anyone can access, use or share. When big companies or governments release non-personal data, it enables citizens, small businesses and public services to make improvements to their communities. 
 
The implementation of the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act will mean that public services will have to work together across sectors to deliver better services for citizens. Open Data can enable better data sharing across organisations and geographical areas. 
 
This webinar looked at:
  • What Open Data is
  • How we can make data open
  • The tangible benefits
  • The next steps 
Walking away from this Hangout, delegates had a better understanding of Open Data and how it can increase transparency, empower citizens and foster innovation.

Who the Hangout was aimed at

This Hangout was aimed at public and third sector managers and officers in the following areas:
  • Public Service Boards
  • Heads of Service
  • Public Protection Leads
  • Senior Information Risk Officers

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