** This insight was written by TH Schee OK Taiwan ambassador ** Taiwan has surprisingly topped the Global Open Data Index 2015, and it’s not without questions as how this could be have been achieved without further examination. Even though …

Global Open Data Index 2015 – Taiwan Index Read more »

The Global Open Data Index measures and benchmarks the openness of government data around the world, and then presents this information in a way that is easy to understand and easy to use. Each year the open data community and …

Global Open Data Index 2015 is open for submissions Read more »

After a two months, 82 ideas for datasets, 386 voters, thirteen civil society organisation consultations and very active discussions on the Index forum, we have finally arrived at a consensus on what datasets will be including in the 2015 Global …

The 2015 Global Open Data Index is around the corner – these are the new datasets we are adding to it! Read more »

In order to provide health services to citizens the public health sector is required to collect rich and varied data pertaining to all aspects of the sector – everything from location of pharmacies, to what is in our prescriptions drugs, …

Saludos – health and open data in Uruguay and Argentina Read more »

Building a business based on open data may seem counterintuitive, but new models are emerging with greater frequency and demonstrating how to integrate open data into a business operation in a useful and profitable manner. Identifying the type of open …

Open data businesses – an oxymoron or a new model? Read more »

This post was co-written by Mor Rubinstein and Neal Bastek. It is cross-posted and available in Spanish at the AbreLatAm blog. AbreLatAm, for us “gringos”, is magical. Even in the age where everyone is glued to a screen, face to …

Onwards to AbreLatAm 2015: what we learned last year Read more »