We are very pleased to announce that we have completed the discovery phase of the OpenCommunity data standards project. Please download the document, read, and let us know what you think!
Every local authority, health organisation, police force and voluntary sector organisation maintain some form of directory of locally available services, with massive duplication of effort. This project explores the case for standardising how service data is captured, communicated and quality assured. We have just completed the discovery phase.
Due to the incredibly tight timeline to deliver this project, we had to publish our original requirements before the Christmas break. This was clearly not ideal, and we would apologise to any supplier that either could not submit to that deadline or had to put in work at short notice to get a submission together. […]
Very good to talk through the project today with Matt White, Head of Delivery at Citizens Advice (with team members Ben Unsworth and Simon Millier). Great to have Citizens Advice thinking through the opportunities, and how they can get involved.
As our #LocalDigital project gets off the blocks and we work out what we want to do and how we want to do it, we are finding that a key challenge is how we work quickly across local authorities, when we all have different working environments. Devon and Bucks are fully Microsoft O365, Adur and Worthing […]
This website is freshly minted, but will eventually be the repository for our new project, undertaking discovery work to determine what a good data standard should be for community directory-based information. The partners – Adur and Worthing, Devon County Council and Buckinghamshire Council – have secured funding from MHCLG Local Digital to deliver this work. […]
Our procurement is now live on the Government Markeplace. We are looking for a great team to work with @adurandworthing @DevonCC and @buckscc on a discovery for the creation & maintenance of local service directories, to understand what a ‘directory as a service’ could & should look like.