Jeni Tennison

Jeni Tennison
Technical Director, Open Data Institute

Website | @JeniT

Jeni Tennison is the Technical Director of the Open Data Institute. As a developer, she specialises in open data publishing and consumption, including XML, JSON and linked data APIs. She trained as a knowledge engineer, gaining a PhD in collaborative ontology development. Jeni was the technical architect and lead developer for legislation.gov.uk and worked on the linked data aspects of data.gov.uk. She is author of several technical books and was appointed to the W3C’s Technical Architecture Group in 2011. She is also a member of the Open Data User Group and of the UK Government Linked Data Group.

Sessions

Location: King's Suite
Jeni Tennison (Open Data Institute)
Average rating: ***..
(3.27, 15 ratings)
Jeni Tennison, Technical Director of the newly formed Open Data Institute, will describe the ODI’s twin aims of helping data owners achieve their organisational objectives through publishing open data, and helping those who reuse that data to add value responsibly and effectively, thereby turning open data dreams into reality. Read more.
Business & Industry
Location: Buckingham Room
John Sheridan (The National Archives), Jeni Tennison (Open Data Institute)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
To what public sector problems is open data the solution? This talk will describe how opening data has allowed The National Archives to introduce a new operating model for revising legislation, updating the government's legislation database, bringing private investment in to improve open, public and free, legislation data. It will describe the operating model and technology behind this approach. Read more.

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