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Call for nominations: Open Data Awards 2016

The ODI opens its call for nominations for the Open Data Awards 2016 from pioneering individuals and businesses working with open data in the UK and worldwide Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Nigel Shadbolt speaking at the Open Data Awards

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ODI Queensland wins AU$400k funding to maximise open access to government data

Pioneer Node ODI Queensland has secured $400k from the government to help enable open access to government data. Alex Leon shares how this new partnership could help bridge the gap between open data commitment and action in Australia Story Bridge

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What is the vital data infrastructure for agriculture?

Announcing a public consultation on an Agriculture Sector Package for the Open Data Charter Open data can play an integral role in achieving global food security. Photo credit: flöschen / CC BY 2.0. As populations continue to grow and climate

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ODI-Cardiff at Digital Tuesday in Penarth

The latest Digital Tuesday event focused on The Open Data Challenges for Wales. ODI-Cardiff was ably represented by Esko Reinikainen. During the talk he covered the mission of both the ODI and ODI Cardiff, data as infrastructure, the data spectrum,

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The Cambrian News helps readers understand the attendance of their councillors

We’d like to highlight a nice piece of data journalism from Ceredigion. Cambrian News reporter Caleb Spencer wanted to make the information on councillors’ attendance at meetings more accessible to his readers. He created a visualisation in CartoDB which breaks the

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Open Data in Government

datasciencecentral.com – Open data has several definitions but our preferred one at Data To Value is from the Open Data Institute – ‘Open data is data that anyone can access, use and share.’ Simple really but there is a fo…

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Help us find valuable data for agriculture

Contribute to our list of different types, sources and examples of data related to agriculture, and help us develop a better understanding of data in the sector We are exploring how open data can be used to improve agriculture and

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ODI Futures: How open innovation will transform agriculture

On 3 December we held an event focusing on the future of agriculture, in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Chaired by ODI Head of Research Dr Tom Heath, it gathered stakeholders in the sector to

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Open data set to reshape charity and activism in 2016

From improved data literacy to the adoption of data by civil groups, experts share their thoughts on what this year will hold for the open data community In 2015 the EU launched the world’s first international data portal, the Chinese

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Open data in Austria: a strategy also shared with the private sector

Companies, NGOs, industries, research centres, scientists and citizens in Austria can now publish their own data under an open license though a dedicated portal, Martin Kaltenböck, from Austrian-based Semantic Web Company, said during the ODI Summit 2015 last November. While

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