New Zealand’s Open Government Data Programme Leader, Paul Stone, reflects on his time at the Open Data Leaders Network: what he learnt, who he met and how peer-learning has helped him find better solutions to problems. Open Data Leaders Network, …

Open data leaders in government finally have a support network – each other Read more »

By Tania Rabesandratana [LONDON] Governments in developing countries must ensure the statistics they publish can be used to improve citizens’ lives, practitioners told SciDev.Net following an open data meeting. Liz Carolan, the international development manager at host organisation the Open …

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ODI Junior Analyst Dawn Duhaney reflects on her journey from getting to grips with open data to publishing her first dataset, and urges other ‘non-techies’ to do the same Let’s face it: the tricky, technical aspects of open data can …

Open data tools that make publishing easy (even for non-techies like me) Read more »

ODI Services Business Manager Emma Truswell reflects on the first day of the ODI’s second Open Data Leaders Network: where open data leaders from around the world gather for a week to share perspectives, challenges and best-practices. What brings together …

Creative bureaucrats around the world find an outlet in open data Read more »