Data journalism

I have used data journalism as a technique throughout my career, have worked as a market intelligence analyst and now provide training on data journalism to several organisations. The following articles are mostly or entirely based on data analysis. See also my work on mapping, which often involves data analysis.

Which government department suffers the most data breaches?, PublicTechnology.net/Civil Service World, 10 May 2019
Based on data drawn from several years of departmental annual reports.

Where in Britain works best for IT? ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 9, 2018
The article, based on a comparison of NUTS 3 economic areas of the UK using four factors relevant to IT employers, includes the following interactive panel which I built.
UK government’s cloud spending hits saturation: Love of Microsoft endures
The Register, May 10, 2018

Big tech’s grip loosens on UK.gov IT spend
The Register, Jan 13, 2017

Violence, climate change, obesity: world’s cities face growing health risks
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Nov 13, 2015

Social media and the public sector: who’s using it?
Guardian Public Leaders Network, Nov 27, 2014

How has the NHS workforce changed since the coalition took power?
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Feb 13, 2014

Every man, woman and child in the UK paid HP £21 last year (details of big suppliers to government, using Freedom of Information and open data)
The Register, Nov 12, 2013

The top 100 government suppliers (using Freedom of Information)
Guardian Data blog, Mar 2, 2011

UK life expectancy figures show the difference money makes
Guardian Datablog, Oct 20, 2010 (republished here with data mapped)

Charting a new course: data analysis of the NHS across the UK
Health Service Journal, 5 Jul 2005