Category: Greater efficiency

Open it to fix it

How Nigerians are shedding light on public deals with dataProcurement monitor Nonye Onumonu during a mission to inspect 37 government school contracting projects across Nigeria (Credit: PPDC) On a hot, dry day in February 2017, Nonye Onumonu boards a small wooden boat

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The 2016 Open Data Roundtables: New Report on Putting Data to Use

From March through June 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise ran a series of four Open Data Roundtables. These events brought together a total of 290 experts

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Launch of the updated Open Data Impact Map

At the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa, Canada in 2015 the beta version of the Open Data Data Impact Map was launched to provide governments, international organizations, and researchers with a more comprehensive understanding of the demand for

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What Works Cities: Using open data to improve outcomes for people and communities

Originally from Indiana, Eric has spent his career working and partnering with organizations around the world to improve public sector performance. Before coming to GovEx, Eric worked on public education initiatives as a Fulbright Grantee in South Korea and at

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Our Lives in Data – Science Museum Late Review

As mentioned previously on this blog, we were delighted to be involved in the ‘Late’ at the Science Museum on Wednesday August 31 as part of the ‘Our Lives in Data’ exhibition. It was great to see hundreds of people coming along to

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“Does your data flow like petrol in an engine?” in Swirrl’s Blog

At our recent Data-Driven Decisions event Steve Peters, DCLG’s Open Data Strategist, spoke about his vision for getting data to stick; for… Continue reading on Swirrl’s Blog »

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Open Data Nation: Using Open Data to Integrate Predictive Analytics into City Operations

This story was originally published by Data-Smart City Solutions. One of the great promises of open government this decade has been that it can serve as a catalyst for a new civic-centered… [[ …

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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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Sustainable Business Models for Public Sector Open Data Providers

Originally published at: http://www.jedem.org/index.php/jedem/article/view/390 Frederika Welle Donker, Bastiaan van Loenen Abstract: Since 2009, Open Government Data initiatives have been launched worldwide and the concept of open data is gaining momentum. Open data are often associated with realizing ambitions, such as a

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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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