Back in October 2014, we were awarded innovation funding from the ESRC (Economic & Social Research Council) to work with the UK Data Service and open up a maximum of three datasets for public use. The second phase is to run an AppChallenge that encourages developers across the world to access the data and create innovative applications.

Three months into the project and we’ve come a long way, but interestingly we’ve had to conquer many topics that aren’t really talked about when people refer to Open Data, in order to get the point that we can build an API.

Read the rest of our guest blog post on the UK Data Service website