Tag: Tim Davies

Call for Papers: JeDEM Special Issue on Open Government Data and Open Policies

See the full call here. Special Issue on Open Government Data and open policies Special Issue 01/2014: Open Government Data and PoliciesGuest Editors Ina Schieferdecker, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Tim Davies, University of

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A diverse open data discourse?

[Summary: on the need for greater diversity in the open data discourse in 2014] 2014 is going to see a lot of Open Data conferences and events around the world, particularly in developing countries, where open data has become part

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Open Data and Improving Governance: issues of measurement

I was speaking at the Institute for International Economic Policy this afternoon at George Washington University at a conference on “Known-Knowns and Unknowns about the Internet: Measuring the Economic, Social, and Governance Impact of the Web“. The input I offered,

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Open Data Barometer: 2013 Global Report launched

Last Thursday the study I’ve spent the last five month working on with the Web Foundation was formally launched in the Open Government Data Working Group session of the Open Government Partnership Summit. The Open Data Barometer takes a look

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Web Observatories: The Governance Dimensions

Governance & Sustainability for a Web Observatory I’m in a workshop at MIT today about plans to create a ‘Web Observatory’, collecting and curating vast quantities of data from across the web for research – in part to ensure that

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CfP: Open Data Track – 2014 Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government

I’m co-chairing a track on ‘Open Data, Transparency and Open Innovation‘ at the next CeDEM Conference for E Democracy and Open Government, taking place at Danube University Krems in May next year. The full call for papers and submission details can

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Reflections on developing a global sectoral open data initiative: agriculture and nutrition

At the 2012 G-8 Summit leaders committed to a ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition ‘, and as part of the follow up to the US G8 presidency in April this year the World Bank hosted the ‘G8 Conference

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Open data and privacy

Cross-posted from the Open Data Research network site. On 1st August two IDRC research networks came together for a web meeting to explore Open Data and Privacy. The Privacy in the Developing World network, and the Open Data in Developing

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