The fifth meeting of the Hampshire Hub Partnership Board was held on 11th June 2014, in Southampton, and was hosted by Southampton City Council. Notes from the meeting are available here. The next meeting will be in Winchester on 1st September 2014, and will be hosted by Hampshire County Council.
Hampshire County Council has published the Hampshire Labour Market Podcast for June 2014, which accompanies the full August 2014 Hampshire Labour Market Bulletin.
I am a researcher at the University of Southampton, doing a PhD into Open Data and Democracy in Local Authorities using Hampshire County Council and, by extension, the Hampshire Hub as a case study (I am doing this very late in life having retired a few years ago following a career in IT). I am hoping
The Open Data User Group (ODUG) held a launch event for the Local Authority Open Data Incentive Scheme. The event was in association with the Cabinet Office, the Government’s open data web site DATA.GOV.UK, and the Local Government Association (LGA) James Strachan (Assistant Director Research and Resources at Hampshire County Council) gave the Welcome Address and
Martin Tisné, UK Policy Director for Omidyar Network, and Nicholas Gruen, CEO of Lateral Economics have published a new report Open for Business: How Open Data Can Help Achieve the G20 Growth Target The report considers the potential for open data, and provides an economic estimate of its value. You can preview and download the report
First time Bluelightcamp was my first unconference and hackathon. Expectations were high. I am happy to report expectations were exceeded. The venue, the attendees, the commitment were absolutely superb. But, something was not quite right… Something not quite right It boils down to the simple truth that we as a society still have not grasped the point of
“Tell me about it!” In a previous post I talked about the Hampshire Hub’s work on making Planning Data available in a linked and open format following funding being made available from the Data Strategy Board. Well, this work has been progressing behind the scenes and, with the help of the Local eGovernment Standards Body,
Hampshire County Council’s Research and Intelligence team recently hosted an ‘Informing Hampshire’ event: Hampshire’s Economy – What does the future hold? Nearly a hundred people from local councils, businesses and other organisations attended the event at the County Council’s headquarters in Winchester. With a range of speakers drawn from across the public and private sectors the
Hampshire County Council has published the Monthly Business Dashboard – Hampshire April 2014, which is a short visual overview of the latest business performance for the Hampshire area. Explanatory notes are included below, and there’s more detail on Hampshire County Council’s Facts and Figures web pages.
Hampshire County Council’s Research and Intelligence group has published the Ethnic Group Profile of Hampshire, using data from the 2011 Census. The profile is available to preview and download here, and there’s lots more information on Hampshire County Council’s Facts and Figures web pages.