My first year as a freelance felt a lot longer than one year. The pandemic has made it feel like a long two years, lacking the usual signposts and scenery to break up the temporal journey.

Nonetheless, I really enjoyed my first freelance year. After seven years at the same…

How the way Whitehall and Westminster communicates — and chronicles — information is changing

Knowledge and Information Management has always been the poor relation of the data professions in government. KIM lacks the buzzworthiness of AI, record-keeping the relative informational glamour of big data, open data, and data science.


Gavin Freeguard

Freelance, All things (usually government) data. Dataviz etc newsletter at

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