Presentation on theme: "Information Sharing Lack of reliable information & Givens Lack of consistency of approach Changes in Geographies Lack of understanding of the value of."— Presentation transcript:
Information Sharing Lack of reliable information & Givens Lack of consistency of approach Changes in Geographies Lack of understanding of the value of data Information is power Impact of legislation
The Lincolnshire Research Observatory www.research-lincs.org.uk
The story so far! 1999 - Partnership Formed 2000 - Consultation and Development 2001 - LRO website launched 2003 - Redesign of website including increased security & mapping capabilities 2004 - ?
What are our aims? establish and develop a shared core intelligence base to inform both local, and regional agendas, improve the level of knowledge of issues affecting communities within Lincolnshire, support the development of a common understanding of the local economic, social health and environmental issues, enhance the capabilities and capacity for data/information collection, collation, analysis and presentation across the partner organisations in the County
How does it do this? To act as a single reference point for information about Lincolnshire. To encourage the appropriate use of data/information. To strengthen the availability and accessibility of data/information. To build and maintain networks across the county & region To reduce duplication of effort & research fatigue amongst client groups.
Information About LRO 550 Registered Users 200 Individual Data sets 140 Reports 15 Search categories 9 Different geographies Achieving 87% satisfaction rating
Recorded Youth Offences 2001-02 per 1000 Youth Population IMD 2000 - Overall Scores Mapping Multiple Datasets
Data Source: Lincolnshire Police Reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with permission of the controller of HMSO Crown Copyright. All Rights Reserved. LCC LA076732.
Challenges Increased demand for information - postcode level Intelligence not just data Comparisons – so what Pictures not words More data available – confusion Web site only part of the solution – partnerships