The Geospatial Commission has announced that UPRN and USRN data will be openly accessible from July onwards, helping public sector organisations to streamline services and improve the quality of the data they hold.
We’re bringing 3 government data communities together on 16 March to talk about how we maintain structured data and APIs over time, and what data we consider to have potential archival value.
UPDATED: In this guest post, NHS Digital’s Tony Heap talks about treating APIs as services and what this will mean for service teams. We're also hosting an online workshop to discuss delivering APIs to meet users needs.
Our recent Tech Talks event on interoperability and open standards featured talks from Dan Appelquist, Lorna Mitchell and Kin Lane, and we’re also hosting a couple of events on APIs and data management.
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has created an API catalogue on GitHub to increase transparency across government, start conversations and improve data sharing.
Why we keep track of Open Standards using static versioning instead of automatically updating them.
The world record for solving a scrambled Rubik's cube is 4.22 seconds. But what can this teach us about using AI in government?
The Open Standards team was asked 4 years ago by the Open Standards Board to help government publish documents in a more open, transparent and accessible way. We’ve since made progress in achieving these objectives but we still have more …
The Local Government Association (LGA) contacted the Open Standards Team and asked for our help to increase accessibility of election results.
The Open Standards Board has issued date-times and time-stamps guidance mandating the use of the ISO 8601 standard on UK government IT systems. ISO 8601 displays dates and times in order of increasing accuracy. For example, the stamp 2017-01-25T12:34:56+00:00 …