Reference data service platform

Welcome to Listpoint

Listpoint is the essential data management service and toolkit that unleashes the valuable insights locked up in big data and open data.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a public servant, a data steward or developer - Listpoint is for you.

Listpoint is the largest, open reference data platform holding data standards and code lists from UK public bodies and the private sector.

If you are creating new businesses, identifying new service strategies, building apps, validating information, mashing-up data or implementing a new IT programme – Listpoint is for you.

Listpoint is already the data management service that experts in law enforcement, Justice, IT transformation and data specialists rely on and we have just undertaken new research into attitudes and awareness of open data and data standards, and what the priorities should be for the UK public sector, and a summary is available here.

Listpoint unlocks the value and insight of big data and open data by helping you make sense of competing code lists and data standards, cutting through conflicting IT and software systems and finding new operational approaches.

Using Listpoint even helps you reduce IT implementation costs and comply with IT and data requirements from the private sector and government.

You can use Listpoint to find, publish, manage, validate map and distribute publically available reference data . You can also use Listpoint for private projects where security of business data maybe central to the solution. Listpoint links code list standards across multiple systems, organisations and communities by embracing competing standards and providing the means to connect them.

And Listpoint is more than just a repository and mapping service of reference data standards and code lists. The online tools help you find, collaborate, coordinate and combine data standards and code lists, make datasets interoperable and keep up-to-date with important changes and updates.

If you want to learn some of the basics about big data, open data, data standards and code lists then click here.

If you are a subject matter expert from the public or private sector, click here to understand what Listpoint is all about and join the growing community of users.

It couldn’t be easier to access and start using the Listpoint service. Get started now and find existing reference data or use the tools to publish, validate and download your own.

Listpoint is published on the Cabinet Office ICT ASK register as a reusable asset for public administration projects. The platform is also registered on the European Commission’s Community of European Semantic Assets Repositories (CESAR), providing reference data assets. Listpoint is also a recognised supplier by the Open Government Partnership, set up to help Governments meet their OGP commitments.