Linda has been the Chief of Staff in the Co-op’s Digital team since 2016.
She was previously a senior technology adviser at the Government Digital Service, where she put in place standards and policies to help government systems share data and work together. She was also responsible for international engagement on technology policy.
Linda is currently a director of Open Data Manchester Community Interest Company. She is also a member of the 360Giving Stewardship Committee, which maintains an open data standard to support effective decision-making in the charitable giving sector.
Taking the FUD out of openness
Organisations in government, the private sector and the third sector can be reluctant to opening up their data, often due to fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD). In this talk, Linda covers what’s important in bringing openness into organisations and the positive changes that can happen as you become more open.