Updates and interesting times

It has been a busy few months, and we at the Loom need to apologise for not blogging as regularly as we might … In our defence though, we have been involved in several very exciting projects. The Open Data Forum last Wednesday was well attended again, and thank you to everyone who came to […]

Open Data Forum update

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the Open Data Forum this week; although we were only a small group, what with half term and other things popping up at the last minute, we had good representation of the different viewpoints we’re trying to bring together. Special mention and thanks to Exeter […]

Reminder – Open Data Forum

Don’t forget our Open Data Forum event is this Thursday 27th February in Exeter (details on our events page . We’ve got a real mix of people signed up so far, and we hope to see as many as possible of you there to start the discussion about what we do next with Devon’s data.

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 […]