Tag: African Data Consensus

Three critical success factors to turn an African Open Data Revolution from vision to reality

In March, Africa formalised its intention to become an open data leader, when ministers from across the continent inked the African Data Consensus, declaring that “official data belong to the people and should be open to all. They should be

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Web Foundation joins global coalition to tackle the data crisis

Today, the Web Foundation joined international governments, businesses, and civil society organisations in pledging to tackle the data crisis through the formation of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. The Partnership, which will be formally launched in September at

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#CODS15: Trends and attitudes in open data

[Summary: sharing slides from talk at Canadian Open Data Summit] The lovely folks at Open North were kind enough to invite me to give some opening remarks at the Canadian Open Data Summit in Ottawa today. The subject I was

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