Highlight Report 16th April 2015 to 3rd July 2015


17th April 2015 – Presented to SOCITM South West about Linked Data and Devon’s Community Register

21st April 2015 – North West Digital Forum

29th April 2015 – Session with Home Office standards group for Semantics and access to data to verify eligibility for local services.

6th May 2015 – Health and Social Care Integration event. Manchester

8th June 2015 – Internet of Things event, London

22nd June 2015 – iNetwork Digital Conference, Manchester

Updated response to ‘Small Pieces, Loosely Joined’ document.


20th April 2015, 30th April 2015 – Met with Ruth Zlochevsky (Government Digital Service) for Data Principles.


Document defining ‘What is a Local Digital Service’? Input from
• Gavin Becket, Bristol City Council
• Ian Litton, Warwickshire Council
• Helen Olson, UK Authority

1st July 2015 – Waste Services API discovery day.


LeGSB created new XML schema for Universal Credits to Local Council Tax Reduction Schemes.

Revised ATLAS schema to version 4.01

3rd June 2015 – LeGSB session on Social Housing data to support a digital application for Universal Credits

20th May 2015 – Session with DWP for standards for 2020 Vision. LeGSB 7 themes now embedded.

Data Sharing Catalogue – 9th June 2015 – ‘Information Sharing Gateway’ from Lancashire and Cumbria session.

11th June 2015 – DWP Data Sharing Business Design Authority

25th June – LA Suppliers Forum, and Data Sharing group.


1st May 2015 – BSI Smart City Coordination Group

Smart City Concept Model web site now rebranded as BSI at http://www.smartcityconceptmodel.com

27th May 2015 – PAS183 – Data Sharing for a Smart City. Scoping session. Note BSI are now inviting tenders for this work.


BSI are looking to take the Smart City Concept model to ISO. Session arranged for 27th July to compare SCCM with models from China and Canada.

Invitation from ALGIM, New Zealand, to address their conference in November in Auckland, to support their Linked Data programme.