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We feature and showcase some of the uses of data on the Portal. Also included are links to the Data Stories published by the Detail Data Project, and our newsletters. Data stories are data journalism articles written by the Detail Data Project and have a voluntary and community sector focus.
You can also check our timeline to find out what the project has worked on so far.
Invest NI: Three years of offers under the microscope
INVEST NI is the government agency that controls millions of pounds to support businesses and create jobs in Northern Ireland. It is the cornerstone of Stormont’s economic strategy, but how is it performing?
Public perception of charities: tale of two datasets
Combining datasets can reveal a depth of detail.
Mapping Northern Ireland's cycle collisions
Using road collisions data to detect the most dangerous areas for cyclists
Two years of death and serious injury on Northern Ireland’s roads
Examining PSNI statistics for 1,321 collisions in 2013 and 2014 which led to the death or serious injury of road users. In total, 136 people were killed across Northern Ireland.
A data-led approach to fundraising
Making the most of data is important to how you go about your fundraising
How to open data
Opening up public data has the power to increase transparency and deliver better services.