• Le prix de grande vitesse
    Le prix de grande vitesse

    Back in October Tom Forth tweeted about the rich amount of open data published by SNCF, compared to railways in Britain, and seemingly quickly produced the chart below, comparing tariffs…

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  • Performance analyst / Product Analyst?
    Performance analyst / Product Analyst?

    I enjoyed reading Kate Gallo’s overview of the role of Product Analysts. It caused me to reflect on work I did regarding very similar roles when I was the Head…

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  • Digital multi-hyphenates
    Digital multi-hyphenates

    Matt Jukes’ recent post on Multi-hyphenates got a lot of comments on Twitter and certainly struck a note with me. Like Matt, I started my ‘digital’ journey in an earlier…

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  • Some thoughts on data and smart analytics
    Some thoughts on data and smart analytics

    I was asked to do some briefing notes about data and smart analytics for a strategy paper. I thought I’d share them here. High-quality government data is important for: measuring…

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  • GP patient numbers in Winchester and open data
    GP patient numbers in Winchester and open data

    My GP’s surgery, St Paul’s in Winchester, has an adjacent pharmacy and small private car park. It’s always been very busy, but recently I’ve found myself queuing to get a…

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  • Being more precise about date formats
    Being more precise about date formats

    I’ve been working with Data Studio today and realised it interprets dates a bit more strictly than charts in Sheets. I thought I’d share what I did – and its…

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