Welcome to our regular round-up highlighting blogs, news and ideas that we think might be of interest to the data.gov.uk community:
Professor Nigel Shadbolt, a member of the Government's Transparency Board and a founder of data.gov.uk, writes on the open data movement and how it can impact business.
Directgov now provides access to Local authorities’ expenditure data, so people not using data.gov.uk can find out more about their council’s spending.
The National Archives launched their beta Discovery Service, making it easier to find and understand National Archives records.
Read about the latest Rewired State National Hack the Government Day, where developers got together and created exciting applications based on public sector data.
The Information Commissioner had a seminar about anonymisation and how to avoid any chance of breaching privacy when publishing data.
Finally, this weekend saw LinkedGov’s 36-hour hacking marathon, “Keep Calm and Hack On”.