The Society of Property Researchers Committee and Fellows have put together a course focussed entirely on property research practical application which will be taking place on 28–29 November 2013.Read more
Welcome to the Spring 2013 SLA Newsletter. We had a very successful series of events last year, and we’re in the process of organising this year’s events (see below). Please put the dates in your diary and we hope to see you at one or more event during the course of the year.Read more
Those of you who were at the excellent SLA event on 11th September (‘The Locational Data Market’) will have seen Prof. Bob Barr perform; and once seen, never forgotten! Given Bob’s encyclopaedic knowledge of locational data, I think we can see his hand in The Case for an Open National Address Dataset (see Sarah Hitchcock’s blog – ‘The Open Data Group – an inside view’).Read more
I admit that I’m relieved to be writing this blog after working with Open Data User Group (ODUG) members for 4 months, rather than within my first few weeks. Our first meeting on 10th July was held in trendy Tech City, Shoreditch. Already feeling too ‘corporate’ I sit down and pull out my notepad and pen – at that precise moment, my thirteen new colleagues open iPads, laptops and other ‘smart’ devices. Add ‘old school’ to the list of my insecurities.Read more
ONS has just published the 2011 Census Geography products at http://www.ons.gov.uk/censusgeography.
These products, detailed in the 2011 Census Geography Prospectus, include boundaries of the modified output areas (OAs) and super output areas (SOAs). They have been made available ahead of the 2011 Census second release estimates, and can be used under Open Government Licence.Read more