Tag: India

Unlocking Multi-modal Transport using Big Data: India’s Eastern Corridor

Rail and waterways are the most environmentally friendly modes of transport. They also provide the backbone for accelerated economic growth since they are able to carry huge amounts of freight over longer distances and in an economically efficient manner. The

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Technology and Open Data in India

Recently I had the great honor to join a number of other distinguished Civic Hall members in meeting with a delegation of five digital infrastructure professionals visiting from India as part of the U…

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A Successful Camp: Open Data, Governance, Digital India and Caddisfly

DataMeet held its latest Open DataCamp in New Delhi on 22 November, 2015. The open data movement in India and the community around it, have both grown steadily in recent years and the latest event further helped the cause. Akvo

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the 2011 Indian Census: Its Successes, Failures and Questions

This post is the third post in our Decoding Open Data series. The foundation of this series is our slideshare, which examines the open dataset and provides key insights and analytics about the 2011 Census.  Decoding Open Data: 2011 Indian Census

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How we made #OpenIndia

  It has been a season ripe with new ideas and shifts in the open data conversation. At the Cartagena Data Festival in April, the call for a country-led data revolution was loud and clear. Later in June at the

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Indian Customs Open Data

Starting today it is International Open Access Week, I have been associated with concepts of open data and open access since 2012 and was hoping to bring some serious attention to it in India. This we…

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Govt Invites You To Participate In ‘Digitizing India’ & Earn Money

Originally Published On Factly | Author: Rakesh Dubbudu Digitization of government records is an age old problem plaguing the governments. While most departments at both the central & state level have spent thousands of crores on digitization, substantial number of

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Why Did It Take 4 Years to Prepare for the 2011 Census of India?

This is the second post in our Decoding Open Data series. The foundation of this series is our slideshare, which examines the open dataset and provides key insights and analytics about the 2011 Census of India. Decoding Open Data: 2011

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Open Data for Business Tool: Learning from Initial Pilots

This article is cross-posted from the World Bank Information and Communications for Development (IC4D) Blog. Around the world, governments, entrepreneurs and established businesses are seeing the economic growth potential of using Open Data – data from government and other sources

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Open Data for Business Tool: learning from initial pilots

Citizens in Nigeria participate in a readiness assessment exercise to identify high-priority datasets Around the world, governments, entrepreneurs and established businesses are seeing the economic growth potential of using Open Data – data from government and other sources that can

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