Tag: University of Manchester

Manchester’s big open data project

What happens when a city decides to make its data available to others to use easily? You get Manchester’s CityVerve. CityVerve’s ‘platform of platforms’ treats the city as a living breathing organism by giving it a technology layer that acts

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How many emails does it take to make a Ford?

I was at an event at the University of Manchester today. A representative of the Ford Motor Company was speaking to the audience about the role of Information Technology in making cars. Up on screen came lots of numbers and

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