Tag: Data Mashup

Using Open Data to Fight Corruption in Greece

Using Open Data to Fight Corruption in Greece 22 Mar 2015 Marcel 0 Greece has been much in the news recently as the Syriza government tries to deal with the country’s massive economic problems. We hear plenty about its high-level

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Proponents speak out against warnings of open data’s dark side

This Saturday, February 21st,  is International Open Data Day, a day devoted to encouraging governments to make public data freely available in machine readable formats under open licenses. Open Data Day will see people in countries around the world hold

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Chicago builds ETL toolkit for open data

21 Jan 2015 Marcel 0 Data officials in Chicago are churning out open datasets faster than ever by using technology rather than developers to get the job done. About a year ago, the city government embedded Pentaho Data Integration (PDI),

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Open Data Institute’s road map 2015

Open Data Institute’s road map 2015 11 Jan 2015 Marcel 0 The Open Data Institute (ODI) has published its update report on the UK’s open data policies, planning out its recommendations for future open data initiatives. The UK is one of

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2015 predictions for changes in our digital lives

GIVE ME VIDEO NOW After it initially halted release of “The Interview’’ in theaters, speculation rose that Sony could go straight to streaming markets, a move that would help push video on demand (VOD) into the big time that no

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What’s Ahead for Open Data in 2015?

What’s Ahead for Open Data in 2015? Open government data can drive a lot of value for citizens — from innovation and entrepreneurial startups to cost savings, building public trust and creating transparency. A McKinsey & Company report last year

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Telefonica to help EU set up ODInE open-data incubator

Telefonica to help EU set up ODInE open-data incubator 12 Nov 2014 Marcel 0 Telefonica has joined a consortium of seven organisations in setting up a new EU-wide network of open data startups called ODInE (Open Data Incubator for Europe).

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Three C’s help Ontario town’s open data project gain steam

Data on coyotes, cemeteries and energy consumption helps grow the open data catalogue of the town of Oakville  The open data initiative of the south western Ontario town of Oakville is gaining momentum. The town’s online data catalogue grew last week

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