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Open Data

Open Data

I’ve worked for Leeds City Council for nearly 10 years and only just starting to come across the term ‘Open Data’. Fair enough, until recently I wasn’t involved in this type of work, but even so, don’t you feel as if the world is changing faster than we can keep up? Read More →

It’s a matter of trust

It’s a matter of trust

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, did a back to the floor session in our services last week. He worked alongside health and social care staff looking after older people who needed extra help to become well enough to go back home. During the staff round table discussion at the end of the session, over a cake and a sandwich, he asked what would be the biggest change that would improve care? Read More →

Exactly how private is private?

Exactly how private is private?

I first discovered information on #AboutMeLeeds after reading Victoria Betton’s blog post on the topic, and I was immediately interested in what other people might have to say about data privacy. It is a topic that I have personally found myself stumbling upon frequently in the past, and it always leads me to the question: Exactly how private is private? Read More →