Tag Archives: Digital Britian

UK Launches Open Data Site; Puts Data.gov to Shame

A new website dedicated to making non-personal data held by the U.K. government available for software developers has launched today with the help of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. Data.gov.uk is being slammed with traffic … Continue reading

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Connecting the intelligence dots will require clout

By Doyle McManus The former head of the federal Information Sharing Environment says agencies must be forced to adopt common systems for tagging information, flagging what’s important and making sense of it quickly. Most of the new federal agencies created … Continue reading

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London Mayor announces public ‘datastore’

City Hall to make civic data freely available online to encourage transparency and to open commercial opportunities to software developers The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced a plan to make 200 data sets owned by the Greater London … Continue reading

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Local Governments Offer Data to Software Tinkerers

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Published: December 6, 2009, The New York Times A big pile of city crime reports is not all that useful. But what if you could combine that data with information on bars, sidewalks and subway stations … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence Accelerator Improves NHS Nottinghamshire County Operational Efficiency

 NHS BI specialists, 21C, leverages existing Microsoft software infrastructure to liberate information silos in just two months NHS business intelligence (BI) specialists, 21C, today announced that NHS Nottinghamshire County has deployed its BI Accelerator to improve operational efficiency. Utilising Microsoft … Continue reading

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Trends in the Healthcare Business Intelligence Marketplace

Jason Oliveira , Kurt Salmon Associates, writes: The Business Intelligence Challenge The importance of business intelligence (BI) has grown exponentially as healthcare providers respond to a wide range of internal and external demands. While advances in health information technology may … Continue reading

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H1N1 Flu Tracked By E-Prescription Data

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee , InformationWeek Rhode Island is the first state in the U.S. to begin tracking swine flu outbreaks using e-prescription data. State public health officials are electronically monitoring possible H1NI outbreaks based on e-prescription data from pharmacies … Continue reading

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