Lewis Wynne-Jones

Namara 5.0

We first launched Namara three years ago, and it looks a lot different now from how it did then... ... Read More

October 3, 2017

Unity: Basement Flooding
& Watermain Breaks

Using open data in unconventional ways creates insight into disaster management, providing insight for city officials and insurance companies ... Read More

August 15, 2017

Making Data Play Nice

When we started working on Namara a few years ago the idea propelling it forward was clear... ... Read More

August 15, 2017

The data every city should release, and why

After spending the majority of every day looking at thousands of open data ... Read More

June 15, 2017

Unity: Geocoding Traffic Accidents

Using Namara, insurance companies gain insight into problematic data, helping them drive predictive analysis ... Read More

May 4, 2017

Is There a Difference Between
Open Data and Public Data?

There is a general consensus that when we talk about open data we are referring to any piece of ... Read More

April 2, 2017

A Brief, Inaccurate, History
of Government Transparency

In the first chapter of Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent ... Read More

March 2, 2017

Open Data in the Age of Trump

As the new administration finds their way around the new digs in Washington, they’ve ... Read More

February 15, 2017

Where We’re Heading

2016 was a big year for big data. More organizations than ever were actively engaged ... Read More

February 3, 2017

Open Data Licenses

If you’re familiar with open data, you’re probably familiar with images like this one ... Read More

January 20, 2017

Unity: Aggregating Address Points

Creating a standard schema and merging related data sets to drive insight and analysis ... Read More

January 18, 2017