Open Data User Group

The Open Data User Group (ODUG) operated between 2012 and 2015. It gathered views of open data users/re-users to influence data releases for free through government’s Public Sector Transparency Board.

Role of the group

The aim of the group was to:

  • continue to encourage open data delivery across government and the wider public sector, driven by the demand-led data request mechanism on data.gov.uk
  • continue to provide advice on the further development of the National Information Infrastructure (NII), working closely with the Cabinet Office Transparency Team
  • follow-up and report on the progress of projects funded through the Release of Data Fund (RoDF); also make recommendations for any remaining or new funding which is available
  • build on ODUG’s previous work around local government open data

Membership

Name Company
Robert Barr Manchester Geomatics
Charlie Boundy BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Simon Briscoe PASC/FullFact
Dr Stuart Chalmers Building Research Establishment
Hendrik Grothuis Cambridgeshire County Council
Nick Halliday National Audit Office
Paul Hodgson Greater London Authority
David Kane NCVO
Ian Makgill spendnetwork.com
Paul Malyon Experian
Giuseppe Sollazzo St George’s University of London
Jacqui Taylor FlyingBinary
Jeni Tennison Open Data Institute
Johanna Walker Web Science Institute

Minutes and papers of the Open Data User Group

April 2015: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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March 2015: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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December 2014: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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ODUG Response to Consultation on the UK implementation of Directive 2013/37/EU amending Directive 2003/98/EC on the re-use of public sector information

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ODUG membership applications received by the Cabinet Office 2012

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June 2014: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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May 2014: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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ODUG paper - Implementing the National Information Infrastructure (NII)

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ODUG NII Position Paper Scoping Document

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ODUG declarations of interest

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ODUG response to Ofcom PAF Review consultation

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ODUG membership applications received by the Cabinet Office 2013

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ODUG Benefits Case for the Open Release of Police National Stolen Vehicle Data

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ODUG paper - Ordnance Survey licensing restrictions on public sector data use

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Business case:Open Data User Group (ODUG) Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) Bulk Data

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May 2013: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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Energy Performance Certificate Data – A case for Open release

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Public of Rights of Way (PROW) – Local Authority Data

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Housing Land Availability Assessment – Data Constraints

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HMLR Index Polygons Dataset

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Code-Point with Polygons

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July 2013: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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June 2013: Action log of the Open Data User Group

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ODUG response to consultation on the code of practice

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The Benefits of an Open National Address Dataset

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Open Data User Group Postcode Ownership - International Examples

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December 2012: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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List of declared interests for Open Data User Group members

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November 2012: Action log of the Open Data User Group

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The case for an Open National Address Dataset - November 2012

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Annexes to The Case for an Open National Address Dataset- November 2012

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PAF Advisory Board Consultation - ODUG response

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October 2012: Action log of the Open Data User Group

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August 2012: Minutes of the Open Data User Group

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August 2012: Minutes of the Open Data User Group (2)

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