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Global Open Data Index 2015 – Taiwan Index

** 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

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Global Open Data Index 2015 is open for submissions

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

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

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

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Saludos – health and open data in Uruguay and Argentina

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,

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Open data businesses – an oxymoron or a new model?

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

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Onwards to AbreLatAm 2015: what we learned last year

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

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