Open Data

Open Data is data that for anyone can use, reuse and share. We think that open data (and the use of data in general) brings huge benefits to the voluntary and community sector, as well as society in Northern Ireland. That's why we run the Detail Data project and ODI Belfast.

Detail Data Partnership with the ADRC-NI

20 Sep 2017Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, ResearchResearch, Open Data

For some time, Detail Data and the ADRC NI have worked in partnership to bring different source of research and data to the voluntary and community sector to help inform their decision making, service delivery and strategic planning.

NICVA launches open data and data sharing viewfinder

19 Sep 2017Andrea Thornbury ResearchOpen Data, Data Sharing

NICVA has launched a Viewfinder survey to assess members experience of open data and data sharing. The results will help us when engaging with government on open data and to get a clear picture of data sharing arrangements in the sector.

Detail Data Conference: Open Data for Funding, Citizens and Services

18 Jan 2017Bob Harper Detail DataOpen Data, Detail Data

Last week’s Detail Data conference on the use of open data for funding, citizens and services attracted over 60 people from the VCSE, public and private sectors.

£500,000 fund for Northern Ireland's historic buildings

16 Sep 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail DataFunding, Open Data

This week’s announcement that the Department for Communities has launched a £500,000 Historic Environment Fund that will help restore listed buildings is certainly welcome.

Support for NICVA members applying for Road Safety Grants

27 Jun 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, FundraisingFunding, Open Data, Open Data Portal

Interested in applying to the grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched? Detail Data can provide NICVA members with information that could support their application. 

Over 2,000 road crashes outside schools spark calls for 20mph speed limit

17 Jun 2016Bob Harper Detail DataDetail Data, Open Data, Roads, Health and Safety, Children

ELEVEN people - including one child - have been killed and over 2,600 people have been injured as a result of road traffic collisions close to schools in Northern Ireland over the last decade.

OpenDataNI Challenge

17 Jun 2016Shauna O'Neill Detail Data, Training and skills, FundraisingOpen Data, Open Data Portal, Open Government

ODI Belfast at NICVA are delighted to support the OpenDataNI Challenge - an Open Data competition aimed at supporting local schools.

Viewfinder 19 - Increased awareness of open data in the voluntary and community sector

8 Jun 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, ResearchOpen Data, Viewfinder (Research)

Thanks to all of our members who completed the Viewfinder 19 survey. We are delighted to have such a good response rate of 17.7%.

Open data and open policy making

25 Apr 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, Election 2016, PolicyOpen Data, Open Policy Making, Policy Manifesto

In our 2016 policy manifesto we call for open data and for the process of policy making to be open.  

EU funding in NI agriculture: Should we stay or should we go?

9 Mar 2016Bob Harper Detail DataDetail Data, Open Data, Public Expenditure, Environment

MORE than 38,000 farmers and rural projects across Northern Ireland shared nearly £350million of European Union (EU) funding in a single year, according to the latest breakdown of figures.