ODI projects: case studies
Find out how we have explored using open data across a variety of research and commercial projects, from agriculture and health research, to data ethics and ecosystem mapping.
Case study 25/03/2019
Case studies: how open data can revitalise public services Open data can help public service design. Read our case studies to get insights into the different methodologies and outcomes that can be used.
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 20/12/2018
Case study: Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Action Read about our work the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Action initiative, which was set up in response to the global challenge of ensuring food security for the growing global population
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 03/11/2018
Case study: OpenActive Read about OpenActive – our community-led initiative in the sports and physical activity sector
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 10/10/2018
Case study: Antimicrobial resistance and data Find out more about our project which explored how to gather and openly share data from antibiotic/AMR surveillance initiatives run by pharmaceutical companies.
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 03/10/2018
Case study: Tanzanian Data Lab (dLab) Discover how the Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) programme works to improve data skills in Tanzania
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 03/09/2018
Case study: data ecosystems mapping Find out how the ODI’s data ecosystem mapping tool can help organisations identify, map and communicate all elements of a data project or activity, including datasets, actors and relationships
Case study, Case study [Luminate] 03/08/2018
Case study: Data Ethics Canvas Read more about the Data Ethics Canvas which aims to help build trust in data by improving ethical practices in data projects
Case study, Reports 04/07/2018
Transport data in the UK and France (report)
Blog, Case study 30/04/2018
New service delivery models: four councils using open data for service redesign
- Public service design
Blog, Case study 12/04/2018
Open standards: case studies These case studies describe the history, development process, governance and key actors involved in the development of an open standard for data
Case study 12/06/2016
Guru Systems improving energy efficiency through open data Find out how open date helps to monitor realtime energy network performance, identify performance issues and optimise efficiencies
Case study, Reports 08/03/2016
Open enterprise: How three big businesses create value with open innovation
- Agriculture and food
- Built environment and housing
- Emerging tech and AI
Blog, Case study 23/12/2015
A year in open data: How the ODI helped to deliver a successful democratic transition in Burkina Faso We reflect on the use of open data in building trust in an election process that faced many obstacles, and on the ODI’s role in supporting this process.
Blog, Case study 22/12/2015
A year in open data: Breathe Heathrow informs policy making Access to data can bring objectivity and insight to highly polarised debates. By involving communities in collecting and publishing data, OpenSensors.io and the ODI demonstrated how both citizens and policy makers can become better informed about issues of local and national importance.
Blog, Case study 16/12/2015
Travel smarter with open data app Fasteroute Research from open data startup Fasteroute and the Open Data Institute (ODI) reveals the UK cities most affected by morning delays and how commuters can avoid them
Blog, Case study 28/10/2015
Investment in Open Data Challenge Series could see 5 to 10-fold return to UK economy over 3 years A new report released today (28th October) by the Open Data Institute (ODI) and Nesta provides evidence for the first time of how open data could strengthen the UK economy.
Blog, Case study 08/09/2015
ODI summer showcase: Working with Mental Health
- Anna Scott
Case study 15/07/2015
Peer-to-peer lending businesses lead the way in opening up financial data A comprehensive snapshot of the UK’s peer-to-peer lending market
Blog, Case study 30/10/2014
Guest post: Linked data and the future of the web Identifiers are at the heart of how data becomes linked, but not many people know how to use them. The ODI and Thomson Reuters have written a guide to identifier schemes.
Blog, Case study 30/10/2014
Guest post: Linked data and the future of the web Today’s world would have been almost unimaginable then, and the phenomenal growth of the web has been intrinsically linked with many of the technology advances of the past 25 years. It will be no surprise if that continues for the next 25.
Blog, Case study 12/06/2012
Prescription Savings Worth Millions Identified by ODI incubated company
- Emma Thwaites