Many argue that if public bodies were to share the data they hold openly (apart from that which really needs to be kept private) it would allow for greater collaboration all round. Carnegie UK, Involve and Understanding Patient Data have collaborated on a report balancing the risks and benefits of data sharing – read it in full.
The Centre for Public impact also have a short introduction.
A data maturity framework
This data maturity framework is designed to help you understand where your organisation is in terms of its use of data and where it could get to. It’s a Data Orchard CIC and DataKind UK project.