Tag: sustainability

Sustainable Business Models for Public Sector Open Data Providers

Originally published at: http://www.jedem.org/index.php/jedem/article/view/390 Frederika Welle Donker, Bastiaan van Loenen Abstract: Since 2009, Open Government Data initiatives have been launched worldwide and the concept of open data is gaining momentum. Open data are often associated with realizing ambitions, such as a

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First Open Data Initiative for a Sustainable AEC Industry

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry brings together separate players that collaborate on large national and international building projects. When these seemingly disparate entities are integrated into a single industry, it enables architects, engineers and building

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Open Data in Financing for Development (FfD): Driving Ownership and Innovation

“Open Data is about receiving complete data in a timely manner. Open data is a first step for sustainability, because it ensures country ownership”, Gladys Ghartey from the Ministry of Finance in Ghana highlighted the need for better data to

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Open Data for Sustainability Performance Assessment in Brazilian Cities

Abstract Background: The current volume, velocity and variety of open data allows agility and lower costs when studying or researching several elements around the theme of city development. The main objective of this research is to examine the sustainability performance

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Addressing the Downside of Civic Hacking: Creating A Financially Sustainable Model

Originally published on Mama CEO Members of the ABQ Civic Entrepreneur Bootcamp building apps on the CityLife platform One of the best known civic mobile app contests is the NYC BigApps Challenge. The competition has attracted hundreds of teams from

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