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Zygimantas Jacikevicius's Blog – February 2016 Archive (4)

Top 20 Open Data sources

Data is everywhere, created and used by just about anyone. The days when companies or individuals had to pay significant sums of money to access useful and interesting datasets is long gone. Here is our top 20 list of the best free data sources available online.

 

1. Data.gov.uk the UK government’s open data portal including the British National Bibliography – metadata on all UK books and publications since 1950.



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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on February 24, 2016 at 3:00am — 3 Comments

Outside In Data Governance – a value driven approach

Originally written by Nigel Higgs on LinkedIn Pulse.

We who have been in the data sphere a while and in and around Data Governance will have seen the pitch-decks, watched the webinars, read the blogs and attended the conferences.  Some of us will have…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on February 15, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Open Data in Government

Open data has several definitions but our preferred one at Data To Value is from the Open Data Institute‘Open data is data that anyone can access, use and share.’ Simple really but there is a follow-on – ‘For data to be considered ‘open’, it must be published in an accessible…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on February 3, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Introduction to data quality

How many times have you heard managers and colleagues complain about the quality of the data in a particular report, system or database? People often describe poor quality data as unreliable or not trustworthy. Defining exactly what high or low quality data is, why it is a certain quality level and how to manage and improve it is often a trickier…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on February 2, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

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