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

If you’re living in the UK, it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that the Prime Minister Theresa May has put the wheels in motion for a UK General Election on June 8th. This means that an estimated 47 million UK

After a two-year decline in the number of “Open Data Day” events held in US cities, the Trump presidency has seen renewed interest in organizing the event, and given it new meaning. By Aaron Wytze It’s hard to say what first alarmed …

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Open access to publicly-funded research accelerates discovery and progress By Jen Caltrider, Global Campaigner, Mozilla It’s Tax Day. Let me tell you a story about my buddy Erik, snow, your taxes, and open data. Here in Colorado where I live, people love …

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You’ve just parked your car. Google Maps offers to record your current location so you can find where you parked your car. It also lets you note how much parking time you have available. Sharing this data allows Google Maps to provide you

From public sector reform to building an initiative from the ground up, open data leaders from Argentina and Kenya share what’s worked for their programmes, what hasn’t and how we can improve equality of opportunity in data and tech [soundcloud …

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This post was originally published on the Open Data Camp blog Open Data Camp is back! We are delighted to announce that Open Data Camp is returning once again. Open Data Camp 4 will be the weekend of Saturday and …

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So another #GISDay is upon us today (16th November) and the volumes of geo data available is growing and growing. Geographic Information… Continue reading on »