The world of data is constantly evolving and this blog is a space to continue the conversation with British Columbians about government data. The list of data assets – including raw data, applications and application program interfaces – is ever-expanding and this blog shares real stories about how these things are being used in interesting ways.
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Here are the most recent posts:
The BC Physical Address Geocoder, our web service that pinpoints locations on a map using address data, has experienced phenomenal use in the last six months, processing over 100 million addresses... Read More
By Mark Wilson, UX Designer, the BCDevExchange ‘Code With Us’ (formerly called ‘Pay for Pull’) is an experiment by the BC Developers’ Exchange to find a faster, easier, and more... Read More
Guest blog by Sue Formosa, Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre What is this? Treaty negotiation is a complex and difficult process. Tripartite negotiations between First... Read More
What is API Management? API management enables the creation, documentation, administration and monitoring of application programming interfaces (APIs). An API is an interface that applications... Read More
Posted by Jesikah Post on behalf of the DataBC Team. What is this about? Over the past three years, DataBC has been working closely with local governments, the Integrated Cadastral... Read More
Guest Blog by Tim Salkeld, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Forest Analysis and Inventory Branch What’s This About? Getting an accurate picture of where... Read More
Posted by Nicole de Greef, Senior Business Analyst, DataBC What is this? In March 2011, a devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami struck the coast of Japan and sent an estimated... Read More
Posted by Jesikah Post, DataBC on behalf of Andy Teucher, Ministry of Environment What is this? Environmental Reporting BC recently published a new environmental indicator called "Protected... Read More
Guest blog by Chantal Brodeur, Francophone Affairs Program Manager What is this? We live in a digital world. But our cultural roots have never been more important. For the 70,000... Read More