Tag: Procurement

Government contracts: Still a long way from open

This blog post was written by Georg Neumann from Open Contracting Global Open Data Index: State of disclosure and data of government contracts For the first time ever, the Open Data Index is assessing open data on tenders and awards

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The Impact of Open Data – Initial Findings from Case Studies

The GovLab is excited to participate this week in ConDatos, the largest open data event in South America, and one of the largest in the world. Given our interest in the reinvention of governance for the 21st century, open data

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Open data reveals less than 3% of government procurement spend goes to start-ups

From the Northern Powerhouse to central government IT, there have been calls for more public contracts to go to small start-up companies to drive innovation and economic growth. But new analysis by Spend Network, an open data business on the

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Arrays, Objects, and Trees: A Look at JSON-formatted Contracting Data

The Open Impact Day conference hosted in Washington, D.C. this past month highlighted examples of open data in improving trust between citizens and their governments. In Ukraine, a recently launched website named Prozorro gives users an unprecedented look into the

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