Keeping asking questions, until they can say yes — Carl Malamud

How to get to a high quality National Information Infrastructure (NII), starting from here, is an interesting question. As the idea of an NII moves forward, similar questions of how to engage large bureuacracies come into play, in different ways for different organisations.

The Open Data User Group has seemingly run quite hard into the bureuacracy of the various NHS organisations, trying to find out where the direct care facilities are (principally, GP practices, dentists, pharmacies, and hospitals). There’s not really a hard problem, but the NII is a new idea for an existing institution to try and get its head around.

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posted: 12 Sep 2014


heartBy the 2015 general election, what would it take to have cycle racks at every polling station in Cambridgeshire? Or in England and Wales?

Space for cycling: everywhere.


posted: 04 Aug 2014