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Change or Grow Your Business with Better Data

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Wed Jan 16, 2019 09:30
Open Data Institute, 65 Clifton Street, London, EC2A 4JE

Do have a fledgling idea for how your organisation could be working better with data to create new opportunities, but need some support to grow or explore it? Then this short workshop is for you.

Do you have a fledgling idea for how your organisation could be working better with data to create new opportunities, but need some support to grow or explore it?

In this 2-hour session we’ll give you some practical tips on how to begin and point you to the relevant tools, organisations and courses to get you started on your journey.

Our experts will run you through some exercises and theory to get you started, from working out who you need to engage in the process to highlighting the crucial things you need to consider – such as licensing or the handling of personal data.

Don’t worry – you don’t need to be a tech whiz or data expert to understand this workshop. No question is a silly question, and our expert trainers will arm you with all the practical skills you need for applying what you’ve learnt to the real world.

Our session will cover:

  • What is data innovation, and who is already doing it well?
  • Important things you need to consider (ie ethics, standards, skills, licensing, engagement, people)
  • Where to begin?
  • Tools and support available

We’ll also be encouraging you to learn from one-another on the course, and exchange ideas and solutions.

Please note that this is an introductory course to kick-start your project. If you already have a full plan, budget or are looking for specific (ie technical) help, please contact [email protected]

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About the ODI

The ODI was co-founded in 2012 by the inventor of the web Sir Tim Berners-Lee and artificial intelligence expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt to show the value of open data, and to advocate for the innovative use of open data to affect positive change across the globe.

We’re an independent, non-profit, non-partisan company that, since our creation, has welcomed high-profile board members including Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts, Lastminute.com founder Baroness Martha Lane Fox and former European Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

Headquartered in London, with an international reach, hundreds of members, thousands of people trained, dozens of startups incubated, and a convening space based in the heart of London’s thriving Shoreditch area, we invite everyone interested in developing with data – whether on an individual, organisational or global level – to get in touch.

Find out more about the ODI here