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The National Data Strategy came out in September, with an objective to improve use of data in government and support a thriving digital sector. With a consultation on the strategy ongoing, Swirrl CEO Bill Roberts explores what implementing this strategy is going to look like in practice, highlighting concrete examples of best practice and innovation.
About the speaker
Bill Roberts is CEO of Swirrl, a company specialising in software for government organisations to publish their data in standards-based machine-readable ways. As well as providing the software platform for statistics.gov.scot, Swirrl works with the Office for National Statistics, Defra, MHCLG, the Scottish Government and others on ensuring open government data can have the maximum positive impact. Swirrl is a member of the W3C.