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Using energy efficiency of buildings data to better target fuel poverty programmes

1st November 2017

  Local Insight provides the underlying contextual information of any place and…
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Data analysis

Mind the gap! Visualising small area housing affordability data | Part two

9th October 2017

    Last month Colin Wojtowycz of Datawoj Ltd shared some of…
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Data analysis

Mind the gap! Visualising small area housing affordability data | Part one

25th September 2017

    Back in April we blogged about some new data on…
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Data analysis

Community Dynamics: What does it mean and why does it matter?

18th September 2017

  It should come as no surprise to anybody that at OCSI…
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OCSI news

Job Vacancy: Web Developer

15th September 2017

*** This position has now been filled.*** We are looking for a…
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Three highlights from UK Community Foundations conference

15th September 2017

  This week we were lucky enough to head to Cardiff for…
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Job Vacancy: User Support Officer (Part Time)

19th June 2017

***THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED*** We are looking for a User…
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Data analysis

How much Big Lottery funding is spent in your local area?

14th June 2017

  Since 2004, the Big Lottery Fund has awarded more than £9…
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Data analysis

Explore housing affordability data for your local communities

26th April 2017

  Let’s start with some stats. Since 1998, the ratio of average…
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OCSI news

Happy New Year from OCSI

6th January 2017

  With Christmas now just a distant memory, we are back and…
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Merry Quizmas!

12th December 2016

  It’s that time of year again; mince pies, carolling and Christmas…
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Data analysis

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation: Understanding local areas and targeting resources

2nd December 2016

The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) was updated earlier this year…
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OCSI news

Graham Lally appointed Interim Chief Executive at OCSI

17th October 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Lally as Interim Chief…
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ODI Fridays: Data Science and the Indices of Deprivation

10th October 2016

Last Friday, OCSI Chief Exec, Tom Smith ventured into the Big Smoke…
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Job vacancy: Accounts and Office Manager (part-time)

20th September 2016

We are looking for an Accounts & Office Manager to join the team…
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Data analysis

Better inform your service planning decisions with new data on the prevalence of loneliness

31st August 2016

Loneliness affects over 1 million older people in the UK, with very…
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OCSI’s data tools awarded a place on G Cloud 8 agreement

10th August 2016

We are really excited to have been awarded a place on the…
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Resources and data

Panning for gold – sifting through a river of data

12th July 2016

More and more, community organisations need to demonstrate that they are making…
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