Innovation Fund project: Risk-Utility Data Management Tool (RUM)

Richard Welpton of the UK Data Service introduces the Risk-Utility Data Management Tool (RUM) which will enable data producers and service providers (such as the UK Data Service) to produce anonymised versions of datasets from confidential sources consistently, efficiently, and quickly.

Introducing the Innovation Fund: embracing new ideas and new partnerships

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service gives an update on the latest developments with our Innovation Fund partners, four exciting projects to create an open data and crowdsourcing project to generate innovative apps, a library of interactive tools to allow users/owners to create their own infographics, a Risk Utility Management Tool designed to take the mystery out of how confidential data are anonymised and an open-source census data extraction and visualisation tool.

Opening the door to data

Lucy Bell and Louise Corti of the UK Data Service give an update on the latest developments with open data at the UK Data Service. So much exciting data is now open, with more to follow.

Welcome to the Data Impact Blog

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK Data Service provides unified access to an extensive and expanding range of high-quality, international social, economic and population data – from UK Censuses to government-funded surveys, longitudinal studies and qualitative data.