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Bringing the right data to the party

5th September 2013

Our work at OCSI can pretty much be summed up as “good…
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OCSI and the Democratic Workplace

21st June 2013

Being built on Open Data and Open Source tools, we loved the idea of open, participative processes in the workplace.

This is how we turned lessons learnt about “Democratic Workplace” into the OCSI office shuffle.


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Want to work at the cutting edge of technology, open data and public services?

13th June 2013

Junior data developer, Brighton, three month contract (with possible extension)


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Data geeks and decision-making talk

12th June 2013

OCSI’s own Tom Smith spoke last week at the Open Data Institute #ODIFridays lunch-time lecture….
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Why data geeks don’t make decisions

22nd May 2013

Open data might be fuel, but fuel on its own doesn’t get you anywhere. To improve public services you need to translate the raw data material into whatever helps people solve their problems. So, how do we bridge the gap from open data geeks to decision-makers?


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Supporting BlueLightCamp

27th April 2013

BlueLightCamp lands this weekend, following the same unconference format as UK GovCamp and CityCamp…
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CityCamp Brighton!

19th March 2013

Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th March 2013 We’ve been going to CityCamp…
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Sense and census necessity

12th February 2013

John Perry OCSI have been working with HACT to develop Population Insight,…
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HACT and OCSI launch free Population Insight tool for housing sector

11th February 2013

The new data tool gives housing providers free access to Census 2011…
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Community Insight; Open data tool allowing housing staff to understand social trends

10th December 2012

In the two weeks since we have launched Community Insight, we’ve heard some…
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Community Insight; preparing housing providers for the seasonal chill

7th December 2012

Matt Leach (CEO, HACT) talks us through the (terror filled) festive season and…
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Always on the lookout for talent

6th December 2012

Want to use your knowledge and skills to make a difference in…
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New open data tool helps housing providers target effective community investment

27th November 2012

Community Insight is a new online community mapping and reporting tool enabling…
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Census 2011 key stats for small areas pushed back to end of January

7th November 2012

Census population figures at small area level This release will provide the…
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Census local area data lands in November

26th October 2012

Date for Census 2011 Second release (local area data) The next release…
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Want to work at the cutting edge of technology, open data and public services?

2nd October 2012

Junior data developer, Brighton, permanent About the role Want to use your…
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Getting out the Facts: Open Data & Data Visualisation

28th September 2012

Tom’s presentation at the “Getting out the Facts: Open Data & Data…
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Community Insight – mapping tool for housing providers

17th September 2012

Using open data to understand the communities you work in Community Insight…
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