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Notes on the schools data visualisation localgovcamp session

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Visualising	
  data	
  –	
  why/how	
  
    Involving	
  schools?	
  
      disinterested	
  use	
  of	
  open	
  data	
  ...

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Understanding	
  what	
  we’re	
  trying	
  to	
  
 achieve	
  with	
  data/visualisaCons	
  

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‘Noisy’	
  opinion	
  
•  UnrepresentaCve	
  –	
  small	
  numbers	
  -­‐	
  
   intermediaries	
  
•  Time-­‐rich	
  –	
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Intro slides plus notes from attendees conclusions from the Local G

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Notes on the schools data visualisation localgovcamp session

  1. 1. Visualising  data  –  why/how   Involving  schools?   disinterested  use  of  open  data   @paul0evans1  &  @tobyblume   #visualdata  
  2. 2. Understanding  what  we’re  trying  to   achieve  with  data/visualisaCons  
  3. 3. ‘Noisy’  opinion   •  UnrepresentaCve  –  small  numbers  -­‐   intermediaries   •  Time-­‐rich  –  heavy  engagement   •  ‘Prejudiced’  (ideology,  religion,  tribalism   etc)   •  Self-­‐interested  –  not  public  interest   Down with this •  GeOng  more  abundant  (free  publishing)   sort of thing! Heavy  preferences  &   DistorCon  &   passionate  views   disinformaCon   Coercion:  Campaigning   &  vote-­‐driving  
  4. 4. Good  digital  policymaking  tree   OpCmal   Policy   NaConal   Government   Councillors   Evidence   Opinion   Newspapers,  pressure   Experience  +  research  +   groups,  FOI  requests  +   disinterested  armchair   ConsultaCons   Bloggers   auditors,  hyperlocals  
  5. 5. We  want…   •  Disinterested  analysis  -­‐  not  inducCve   •  Many  minds  –  diversity  of  perspecCves  /   invenCon  /  ‘conversaCon  starters’   •  Issues  made  more  a^racCve  to  engage  with  –   infographics  /  walk-­‐throughs  etc   •  Folksy  descripCon  of  council  work  –  not   ‘officer-­‐speak’  
  6. 6. PenalCes  of  being  hard  to  deal  with   •  Price  parCcipaCon  at  £0  =  mostly  ‘fanaCc’   respondents   •  Hard-­‐to-­‐get  informaCon  (FOI)  rewards  hard-­‐ to-­‐avoids  –  and  loses  control  of  how   informaCon  is  released   •  Having  a  monopoly  in  describing  your  service   =  bureaucraCc  voice/distrust  (spin)  
  7. 7. h^p://dharmafly.com/localbusiness  
  8. 8. SuggesCons  from  the  session   •  Review  required  skills  for  LocalGov  employment   •  Co-­‐ordinate  visualisaCon  skills  within  local  government  be^er   •  Lower  expectaCons  on  corporate  style  –  go  for  authenCcity  rather   than  branding   •  Encourage  people  other  than  formal  employees  to  present   informaCon  –  it’s  more  authenCc  –  enable  and  curate  rather  than   ‘just  create’   •  Make  a  clearer  link  between  parCcipaCon  &  decisionmaking   •  Make  organisaCons  more  permissive  in  comms  terms  –  making   everything  go  through  the  corporate  filter  doesn’t  work   •  When  we  inform  –  say  WHY  we’re  informing   •  Curate  walk-­‐throughs  of  how  people  do  good  data-­‐visualisaCon  –   dotgovlabs  /  skunkworks   •  Visual  media  surgeries!!!  

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