This week’s links

A few recent articles and links we liked, to go with your morning coffee: Innovation in Government – Open Data blog from data.gov.uk Living Data – Peterborough DNA project Any Town toolkit – from NHS England Increasing the evidence base – Alliance for Useful Evidence Data bloggers (a call to arms) – by Karen Lopez […]

Step into the light

In ¬†all the excitement, we forgot to talk about who we are … The Devon Data Loom was set up for two reasons: the first was to create a landing page for the community side of the Cloche project. As the team are on a lean start-up accelerator, we have to do things quickly and […]

You all need to get out more

You might say, with the train lines getting washed away in recent storms, that this isn’t the time to be encouraging people to come to Devon. But we’re tough in these parts, and we think you are too, and we say it’ll be worth it. * So cast your eye over our events page and […]

Building it

We’ve heard a bit lately about the whole “if you build it they will come” fallacy, especially around open data. It isn’t enough to put a load of links in a web page and expect people to get on with it. The question is, why not? There are all sorts of good reasons, and perhaps […]

Getting to know you …

No, we’re not going to sing. This is the first post to say hello to everyone out there, and we hope you’ll get in touch and tell us how we can help you. If you’re looking for data to crunch, trying to get help with analysis or presentation, hoping to build an app or just […]