#DefraData's Tim Ashelford compares his first experiences with free and open source geographical information software QGIS with proprietary alternatives. He is joined by QGIS pro Alexandra Kilcoyne from Natural England.
Tim Ashelford, Data Engagement
I started collecting soils and agricultural land classification survey data for Defra in Northern England as a Research Officer in 1986.
Back in November, Alex Coley blogged about being comfortable with risk – explaining the risks we consider when making our data open and the simple tool we use to help assess them. The Open Data Risk Assessment Tool was developed by the Environment …