Smart Standards and Open Data, with Chris Cooper

The Smart Community Podcast

By Zoe Eather

Smart Standards and Open Data, with Chris Cooper

Sunday, 24 February

In this episode of the Smart Community Podcast, I had a fascinating chat with Chris Cooper, engineer, social scientist and CTO of KnowNow Information Ltd. Chris tells us about his background and how understanding the causes of things that happen can help create change. We discuss how Chris sees the UK embracing Smart concepts and why Smart Standards are key to collaboration and interoperability in Smart Communities, as well as how to stay flexible even while using standards. We finish our conversation talking about the emerging trend of making open data compelling for the everyday person so we can hold leaders to account to make evidence-based decisions, especially in the age of things like Brexit. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it.
Find the full show notes as: www.mysmart.community
Connect with Chris on Twitter @MobilityCoopers or via email chris.cooper@kn-i.com
Connect with me via email: hello@mysmart.community
Connect via LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook @smartcommpod
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