Archive: Data.gov open!

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Well, public beta anyhow…apparently over 2,500 data sets and growing. Don’t forget your local data observatory! “Data.gov.uk acts as an online point of access for government-held non-personal data. This is to enable people like you to take it, re-use it and make interesting things …

Archive: Top 10 consumer apps for 2012

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No. 1: Money Transfer This service allows people to send money to others using Short Message Service (SMS). Its lower costs, faster speed and convenience compared with traditional transfer services have strong appeal to users in developing markets, and most services signed up several …

Archive: A peek into 2010

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Some new projects have emerged this week, including “virtual town hall plus” – a version of the virtual town hall for the DigiTV and mobile platforms. Virtual Town Hall is essentially the revamped CitizenScape platform. It works a bit like pageflakes, aggregating various council …

Archive: From good to great

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Things are looking up between the NHS and their adoption of technology in terms of service delivery. I’m very fortunate to be involved with the mental health eClinic project which has been a real eye opener…and sidestep to the care economy. Just take a …

Archive: Places is not aces

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It’s nearly that time again when local authorities pay large amounts of money to find out what people think about the place they live. Yes, it’s the place survey. From conversations I’ve had with the south west consultation forum (and others here up’ north) …

Archvie: Bluetooth and MyGov

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Yesterday the PM announced “MyGov” – a portal which will allow people to manage pensions and benefits, pay council tax, apply for school places and jobs, and book doctors’ appointments in a single online space. Seems liek a good idea to me, particularly if …