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An exemplar use of open data

In the lead up to the Open Government Partnership Meeting this week, the Guardian Good GCSE Guide has been featured as one of four exemplar uses of open data by the Cabinet Office. The Good GCSE Guide, authored by Roger Taylor, OPSN Chair and Alex Kafetz, helps parents compare secondary schools by simply entering a…

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Finishing what he helped to start

By Hilary Rowell, director, ZPB What a warm welcome Simon Stevens has received from the twitterati – so far. There’s still plenty of time for the naysayers to get stuck in, as they most certainly will, because there’s nothing that the denizens of the NHS village like more than having a pop at a big…

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Data lessons from the education sector

ZPB’s Alex Kafetz discusses how the education sector has been far more open in providing access to data and open to new ideas compared to the health service. The article in HSJ looks at the cultural differences between the two public services in relation to data and its accessibility and is based on Alex’s experience…

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A rebrand where the consultants are the heroes

We’ve just completed a rebrand and site build for Visante, a US-based consultancy that specialises in medicines optimisation and processes, to help develop a new brand and websites for both the US and UK. The first stage in a rebrand is to get to know the client, and as we spent time with CEO Michael…