How to make open data more accessible

This post was created automatically via an RSS feed and was originally published at http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2012/nov/01/open-data-institute-information-technology

Facilitating supply and demand is crucial to creating a new ecosystem around data and information

‘Data as culture’ is a phrase new to many, but its roots will be familiar. We live in an age of data-driven decision-making: decisions that impact every aspect of our lives.

Whether it’s the prime minister reviewing data about our economic growth, or your sister checking your FourSquare check-ins, data is ubiquitous and pervasive.

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