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Open Data Make-It Challenge!!! October 2, 2017

    Following on from the success of our last Challenge competition (‘Using Open Data for Education’ – you can read more about the winners here), we’re now giving students the opportunity to take some of the Open Data on OpenDataNI and get creative ...

Open Data Camp is coming to Belfast! August 3, 2017

The fifth UK Open Data Camp is to be held in Belfast on the weekend of 21st and 22nd October 2017 at Queen’s University Belfast, in the Computer Science building.   QUB Computer Science Building This is hugely exciting news for everyone interested in ...

OpenDataNI - stimulating innovation in the world of local education June 19, 2017

Image courtesy of www.jisc.ac.uk/ under a Creative Commons Licence (BY-NC-ND)   The OpenDataNI Challenge for Education was launched in June 2016, challenging participants to use data from the Northern Ireland’s public sector open data portal ...

Northern Ireland makes a splash in the 2016 Global Open Data Index survey! May 16, 2017

Each year, Open Knowledge International, (a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting publication of government open data around the world), conducts an Open Data survey which ranks participating nations and regions around the globe, based on the ...

Getting the most from OpenDataNI January 20, 2017

OK, so you are already familiar with open data and the many potential benefits it can bring... but how can you extract the most value from OpenDataNI?   OpenDataNI has a number of features designed to help you to: Find datasets of interest amongst the ...

OpenDataNI: The first year December 1, 2016

  The OpenDataNI portal was officially launched on 26th November 2015, to mark this we had a birthday celebration last Friday (25th November 2016) in Belfast City Hall. We had a full house of predominantly public sector staff as we wanted to show to ...

Competition heating up in the OpenDataNI Challenge November 10, 2016

  Launched on 14th June 2016, the “OpenDataNI Challenge – Using Open Data for Education” (jointly funded by the Department of Finance and the Department for the Economy on behalf of the NI Digital Catapult, and supported by Ulster University, CCEA, ...