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If you’ve got something to say that deals with London data, Smart city issues, or an event involving London, the Datastore blog is a great place to get your message across.

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And if you do feel shy about coming forward, we know who you are and we’ll be sure to come knocking anyway.

– The City Data Team

Developing Data Infrastructure for London

Earlier this year we published the Implementation Plan for the GLA’s City Data Strategy. The Implementation Plan is a key organising element of our work, needed for the realisation of the priority actions we have set out in our strategy, all of which are designed to help us to deliver maximum social, economic, environmental and … Read More »

London Office of Data Analytics Pilot: two weeks of showing and telling to focus the data science and sharpen the overall approach

It’s been 6 weeks since our kickoff workshop for the London Office of Data Analytics (LODA) pilot programme, a joint venture between the GLA and Nesta, with involvement from nearly half of the London boroughs.  The broader context shows a real sense of growing intent and purpose around data sharing for impact.  In the same … Read More »