Following on from Mike O'Driscoll's post on how we can make better use of statistical packages such as R in analysing data, friend of #DefraData, Sarah Wong, applies data science to the classic question: what's the price of milk?
When building a multifunctional team to demonstrate the power and potential of data, we think it's important to upskill whenever and wherever possible. In the Data Programme, we're learning all the time, as this post about taking a course in …
A blog post about the benefits of building communities of practice and how they are making a real difference to the way Defra works.
Some impressions from John Seglias, Defra Group Chief Technology Officer, about last week's Transforming Together event - which was hosted by Defra group
Defra is undergoing transformation. Defra has lots of data. And data is key to delivering ‘the transformation we want’.
In this last in a series of interview with participants at DataMash, we spoke to Gill Lewis from the Geospatial information team in the Rural Payments Agency about the Ethics of data release, and broadening participation in the conversations we're …
Having conversations is the first step towards forging stronger relationships to improve how we work. Here, the Environment Agency's Abby Lane chats to us about the value of being able to meet up and talk to other people in Defra …
A blog by Dan Beasley - a Digital Delivery Manager - about how Defra is changing its culture from the bottom up and some of the ways of working we are using to do that
We spoke to the Open Data Institute's Chief Executive Officer Jeni Tennison about data at Defra at the end of Day 1 of our un/conference with Ordnance Survey last month.
At #DataMash, We spoke to Senior Research Scientist Isabel Sargent from the Change and Business Innovation team at Ordnance Survey about Machine Learning. This is what she had to say.