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OpenGov Voices: Why you should consider ROI when releasing open data

Mark Leech, Application Services Group Manager for Albuquerque, N.M. Since starting in 2012 under the leadership of Mayor Richard J. Berry, Albuquerque’s open data initiative has received good reviews. Perhaps one of the reasons behind this current success is that

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The Benefits and Risks of an Open API Standard

The Benefits and Risks of an Open API Standard 29 Aug 2015 I’m immersing myself in the Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks, published by the HM Treasury and Cabinet Office in the United Kingdom, “to explore how competition and consumer outcomes in

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DWP to quietly publish benefited-related death stats before Bank Holiday weekend

The Department for Work and Pensions is finally going to publish information about deaths related to benefit claimants. But it’s going to publish them quietly just before the bank holiday. The Department’s non-disclosure and stalling of the publication caused public

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3 critical challenges in open data initiatives

Open data is making its way in advanced countries like the United Kingdom and the United States but also into Latin America. Chile is among the top 15 countries of the Open Data Barometer 2014 edition—a global ranking led by

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