Category: Commercial opportunities

Open Data Case Study – HERE

[Printable PDF version] The changing face of automotive navigation Who: HERE What: Providing data for in-car navigation and other location services Where: https://company.here.com/here/ When: 1985 (Rebranded in 2012) The Data Data: Road, traffic and geographic features Source: Thousands of sources

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ODI Queensland wins AU$400k funding to maximise open access to government data

Pioneer Node ODI Queensland has secured $400k from the government to help enable open access to government data. Alex Leon shares how this new partnership could help bridge the gap between open data commitment and action in Australia Story Bridge

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BI Case Study: Building an Open Data Portal

This article was written by Paul Murphy, IT Program Leader at Co-operatives UK, about his experience using business intelligence technology to centralize years of messy historical data and create an open, explorable web portal. Do you have an interesting business

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What is the vital data infrastructure for agriculture?

Announcing a public consultation on an Agriculture Sector Package for the Open Data Charter Open data can play an integral role in achieving global food security. Photo credit: flöschen / CC BY 2.0. As populations continue to grow and climate

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Air France-KLM ouvre son API Open Data

Parcours, tarifs, taxes, conditions de transport, statuts des vols en temps réel… Air France-KLM veut accélérer la mise à disposition de jeux de données et d’API à l’attention des développeurs.

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Building a Better BRIDGE: Open Infrastructure for the Social Sector

  I’m surprised to be writing this piece. I’m surprised because a public-interest technology project led by Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup — and supported by luminary funders like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the William and Flora

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DKAN Topics feature focus data and reflect citizen interests 

Read our full release notes on our public GitHub repo and learn about other new features in the latest release, including DKAN Workflow and DKAN Datastore enhancements. In the latest version of DKAN, we’ve added a feature called Topics. We

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TfL plans new open data feeds

The capital’s transport authority is ready to let developers at its data on trams, crowding at Underground stations and road closures on Marathon day

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“Talking about a revolution: lessons from Sierra Leone’s Open Data Festival and scraperthon” in Code For Africa

It has been 21 years since the term “open data” was first used in a document by the American Scientific Agency. But the open data… Continue reading on Medium »

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Traffic Data Hack Day – Event Review

As previously outlined in our post on March 30 on this blog, the Traffic Data Hack Day was hosted by Amazon Web Services on April 6. The event was attended by TfL employees, academics working within this subject area, data scientists,

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