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Mobile phone app available

We're very keen and enthusiastic advocates of using technology to to discover and explore local data or access local services. Dale Ridley the OpenDataCommunities technical architect has developed a demonstrator mobile phone app to do just that.

What does it do

In the first major release the phone app will;

  • Discovers your nearest local council
  • Explore local council services
  • Explore council services in other areas

It allows easy navigation of services in a local authority.

The next release will let you explore and discover the local authority data held on OpenDataCommunities.

Where can I get the phone app

The "Open Data" app is currently available as a Windows and an Android version.

Android users can get the app here -

Windows user can the app here - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/open-data/9nblggh3shxh#app-details

Collaborate with us

We’re passionate about data and the opportunities it brings. We'd like to hear your user stories, so tell us what you think;

  • Is this the roight sort of app? We’re trying to demonstrate the art of the possible
  • Have we signposted the services well enough?
  • How have you used the app?

Contact us

Please contact us at ODC@communities.gsi.gov.uk

You can also contact Dale via his profile on LinkedIn