Launch of OpenPublicData.com

iStandUK has created a prototype service at http://www.openpublicdata.com to illustrate how Linked Data, published from many sources, can be listed, queried and presented, in real-time.  You can find instructions on how to try the service at...

Citizen Needs Profiling Update

The Citizen Needs Profiling project, sponsored by the LGA, held its third of three workshops in Preston on 31st March 2016.  A prototype of an ‘app’ was demonstrated which:   asked the customer some initial questions about their ‘wants’ and ‘needs’; used the...

The Local Digital Coalition

The DCLG programme, The Local Digital Campaign, came to an end on 31st March 2016.  Among its major outputs was the ‘Waste Management API’ project which defined standards, procurement advice, and a business case tool.  Much of the work broke new ground which can be...

Local Service Lists

On February 9th iStandUK took part in a workshop in Preston, to explore the benefits and requirements of local service registers. This LGA project is being facilitated by IEG4, and is about understanding the ‘needs’ of a person, and recommending services that could...

Brownfield Site Register News

We joined The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) last week at two workshops to define the requirements for Brownfield Site register.  The workshops, one in London, and one in Manchester, were attended by local authorities who had been invited by...