Tag: Center for Open Data Enterprise

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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Democratizing Data – How Open Data Drives Sustainable Development

Later this week, world leaders will adopt the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations. As they face the huge task of meeting these goals, they should consider drawing on a powerful new resource. Open data – data

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Promoting the Use of Open Data

This post was written in advance of the panel Business Models and Open Data at ConDatos 2015, the third Regional Conference of Open Data for Latin America and the Caribbean. To read the post in Spanish, click here. Fellow panelist

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New Report: How Open Data can Drive Sustainable Development

By Joel Gurin and Laura Manley, Center for Open Data Enterprise and Oleg Petrov, World Bank. This article is cross-posted from the World Bank Information and Communications for Development (IC4D) Blog. Open Data — data that is freely available online

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Roundtable helps DOT improve transportation safety data

Underpinning DOT’s many safety programs and regulations is a wealth of data, much of it publicly shared. That data informs our decision-making and supports our objective of the safest possible outcomes for all users of the transportation system. But that

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Edmonton: A Leader for Open Data Cities

A recent editorial referred to Edmonton, Alberta as the “City of Open Data Champions” based on its many achievements related to open data applications and civic engagement. Over the past five years, Edmonton has transformed its municipal perspective on the

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Report from the Global Open Data Conference

At the end of May, our team from the Center for Open Data Enterprise traveled to Ottawa for the third International Open Data Conference. This global event may be the single largest gathering focused on Open Data. May’s conference brought

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Visualizing Open Data’s Global Reach

This article is cross-posted from the Blue Raster Blog. Blue Raster worked with the Center for Open Data Enterprise to build a mapping application showcasing a centralized, searchable database of organizations using open data worldwide. The Open Data Impact Map makes it

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Announcing the Beta Launch of the Open Data Impact Map

This article is cross-posted from the International Open Data Conference Blog. Today, we are proud to announce the beta launch of the Open Data Impact Map a project of Center for Open Data Enterprise, as part of the Open Data

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The Center’s Remarks on Landmark Legislation

Today, Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) and a bipartisan group of cosponsors are holding a press conference to introduce the Financial Transparency Act of 2015. This landmark legislation would bring a new level of consistency and transparency to federal financial data

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