Tag: open government

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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Why are some cities so good at releasing open data? Pt. 2

The Asheville Tree Map, powered by open data. (Image credit: Asheville Tree Map) Last week, we looked at some of the best performers on the US City Open Data Census and the policies that helped ensure their top-notch data accessibility.

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Exclusive: Singapore is making open data a lot easier

New developers portal for real-time data launched. The post Exclusive: Singapore is making open data a lot easier appeared first on GovInsider.

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New blog post – ‘Over-politeness is the fatal flaw of the open data movement’ – https://t.co/jurfsJNoTp

Tom Steinberg New blog post – ‘Over-politeness is the fatal flaw of the open data movement’ – https://t.co/jurfsJNoTp ★ Reply | Retweet | Favorite

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How digital is the UK? and why it needs projects like Bristol Is Open

What is UK’s digital profile? New data from the European Commission sheds light on the state of British’ digital economy. The 2016 edition of the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), a composite indicator that summarises relevant indicators on EU

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Statement to Parliament: Open and transparent government

This government is committed to making government more transparent, so taxpayers can hold the state to account both on how their money is being spent and how decisions are made which affect their lives. The Freedom of Information Act is

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Congress releases open data on bill status

Imagine searching Facebook, Google or Twitter for the status of a bill before Congress and getting an instant result. That future is now here, but it’s not evenly implemented yet. When the Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in 2012, they

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From open public data to open ‘any’ data

To date, the value to society from the one million (and counting) government open datasets has largely been achieved through efficiencies realised in the form of savings or economic surplus, such as reducing commute times, rather than by generating sustained

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Bridging Differences in Open Data: Coming up with standards at Open North

By Drew Bush In case you missed either report, over the last year Open North has quietly put out an inventory of open data globally and, in a separate report, recommended baseline international standa…

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Adoption of open government data among government agencies

Publication date: Available online 11 January 2016 Source:Government Information Quarterly Author(s): Hui-Ju Wang, Jin Lo With an emerging interest in open government data (OGD) around the world, there has been an increasing need for research on the determinants of OGD

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