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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BCDevExchange Info Session April 15 in Vancouver

Posted on April 9, 2015
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By Loren Mullane, Community Engagement, BCDevExchange We will be in Vancouver to talk about the BCDevExchange. The Info Session is part of our commitment to ‘go to the community’ to test the...

The BCDevExchange Evolves

Posted on April 1, 2015

By Alex White, Business Analyst, BC Developers' Exchange We’ve rolled out a few enhancements to to better illustrate the direction of the project. We’ve added a search function...

Charting a New Path – Environmental Reporting BC and Code Sharing

Posted on March 16, 2015

By Stephanie Hazlitt and Andy Teucher, the Environmental Reporting BC team Environmental Reporting BC has published code in GitHub. We are a pathfinder project in the BCDevExchange, an experiment...

BCDevExchange Adopts Agile

Posted on March 13, 2015
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By Paul Roberts, Product Owner - The BCDevExchange Team The BCDevExchange development team has adopted the Agile Methodology and Lean startup theory. To better guide our development work we are...

The Province of BC on GitHub

Posted on March 6, 2015
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By Todd Wilson, Senior Enterprise Architect, Office of the Chief Information Officer The Province of British Columbia has joined GitHub as part of the BCDevExchange experiment. The Province has set...

How to deal with not knowing – BCDevExchange’s 4 principles

Posted on March 2, 2015

By David Hume, Executive Director, Citizen Engagement, (@dbhume) One of the reasons it’s exciting to be part of the BCDevExchange project is that it’s a journey—we know where we want to go,...

Introducing the BC Developers’ Exchange

Posted on February 25, 2015

By Peter Watkins, Executive Director, Commercialization Initiatives, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships Division, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services What if brilliant...

Province of B.C.’s DataBC Participating in CODE

Posted on February 20, 2015

DataBC is pleased to participate in the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE), an event that has galvanized and grown the open data community across Canada. We think CODE will be bigger than ever...

DataBC’s new tip-top data stop

Posted on February 11, 2015

DataBC has made it easier to find, understand and use data through a new online catalogue.  The BC Data Catalogue already provides more than 3,500 datasets and applications, such as data on current...

Promoting Geographic Data Literacy through Open Data, Education and Awareness

Posted on November 13, 2014

Guest blog by Dr. Shivanand Balram, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University We live in a data-oriented society. We create and collect private data using our smart phones or use public...

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