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Data Stories and Blog
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.
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.
Welcome to the Detail Data Portal
The Detail Data Portal is a public resource for organisations and people wanting to make use of open data. Find out how you can use it, and how you can contribute.
A new open data culture in Northern Ireland
In the past 20 years open data has gained in popularity with citizens proclaiming their right to access data and governments around the world increasing the amount of data that they release as ‘open’.
How can open data benefit Northern Ireland?
As technology becomes more and more a part of everyday life, people become accustomed to accessing information freely and easily.
This is a quick guide to applying weighting factors to sample datasets, such as survey results.