Summer is here to last and tourists walk around looking for the perfect restaurant. After (surely) using our transportation data compilation to travel and our cheese map to whet your appetite, our readers can now check the hygiene of their …

Dinner night? Check the hygiene of your favorite restaurant with health and safety open data Read more »

French Economy and Industry Minister Emmanuel Macron and British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne have announced the creation of a new joint UK-France Data Taskforce, while visiting the accelerator start-up ‘TheFamily’ in Paris. The new taskforce is expected to enhance UK-France …

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Yesterday, France launched its first Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan in Paris. Publish What You Fund welcomes the plan and is pleased to see that the document contains commitments for France’s development cooperation to become more transparent (see Commitment …

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By Dr Julia Glidden and Susie Ruston McAleer How do you make open data an achievable reality for every city, regardless of its size or budget? Technology hub Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris, opened over 75 datasets and created new apps, following open …

Guest post: 6 top tips for building a smart city with data Read more »

This week, OpenDataSoft has cooked something special. After studying the Council of Paris, French trains’ Open Data, Gender Equality in Europe and the state of Open Data in 2014, OpenDataSoft continues its Open Data Weekly series to show you how …

How to Create a Map with Open Data: The Ultimate Map of French Cheese Read more »

Issy-les-Moulineaux City Council has ruled on the financial statements of the past fiscal year on April 9th, 2015. The City has taken the opportunity to open financial data regarding its 2014 expenses along with a dozen datasets related to budget on its Open …

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For almost a year now, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research has been opening its public data on the first ministerial open data platform. It has partnered with OpenDataSoft to enhance its ambitious public open data program. OpenDataSoft …

French Ministry of Higher Education and Research: public open data reuse Read more »