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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Posted by David Wrate on behalf of the DataBC team In July of 2011, the Province of B.C. launched its open data and information initiatives. Since then, great strides have been made to provide the... Read More
Posted by Jesikah Post on behalf of the DataBC Geocoder Team What's New? The BC Physical Address Geocoder received a significant data update on March 13, 2016. Thanks in a large part to the... Read More
November 24, 2015, marked the date of the second annual Pan Canadian Spatial Data Infrastructure Summit in Victoria. Hosted by the Province of B.C., in collaboration with the Canadian Council on... Read More
By Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure ... Read More
By Loren Mullane, Community Engagement, BCDevExchange A few weeks ago we setup an experiment to test a new procurement model. Called ‘Pay for Pull,’ this new model is all about learning how... Read More
Guest blog by Sue Wheatley, Online International Marketing, International Trade Wondering where to find up-to-date data about communities in B.C.? Or where to see what investment opportunities... Read More
By Todd Wilson, Director, Integrated Planning and Business Leadership, Office of the Chief Information Officer, @kelpisland How can we make it easier for innovators in B.C.’s tech sector and... Read More
Posted by Sarah Newton on behalf of DataBC. DataBC has improved its public Web Map Services (WMS), making it easier to use government data within the mapping application of your choice. These... Read More
By David Hume, Project Lead, BCDevExchange One of the challenges we are working on is how to present a public sector organization so the tech community can see opportunities, be they market... Read More