In case you missed it, Devon County Council has just been recognised by Francis Maude as an Open Data Champion at an event in Whitehall on Tuesday 24th March. This is an amazing achievement; of all the local authorities of all sizes and types in the UK, just sixteen councils were recognised in this way. I was there for a practitioners round table discussion, while councillor Barry Parsons represented us at the council leaders presentation. It’s hard to begin to describe just how proud we are to have been marked out in this way. So where do we start?
First; it’s not just me who’s made this happen.… Read the rest