Tag: Transparency

Machine-readable budget in a human-friendly format

The White House used Socrata’s open data platform to deliver interactive visualizations of the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal.

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‘Open Data = Transparency?’: Ma’s Ludicrous Statement on Open Data

by Billy Lin 語言: English ///中文  Translation by Aaron Wytze Wilson Photo Credit: Liberty Times Recently, President Ma Ying-jeou has made a number of erroneous statements about open data, claimin…

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Moving from Open Data to Open Knowledge: Announcing the Commerce Data Usability Project

Opening up government to better serve the American people has been a key priority of this Administration from day one. On his first full day in office, President Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, ushering in a

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Think government should be more transparent, engaging and accountable? Here’s how to get involved in writing the UK’s new open government action plan

Open government is the simple but powerful idea that governments and institutions work better for citizens when they are transparent, engaging and accountable. As a member of the global Open Government Partnership, the UK and devolved governments must publish an

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Open data portal launches to shed light on drug prescriptions

There has been a significant increase in the amount of open healthcare data in recent years, and one of the more interesting projects is undoubtedly Open Prescribing. The venture, which is headed by Ben Goldacre, was developed by researchers at

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Surrey County Council launch linked open data platform

We’re pleased to announce the recent launch of Surrey Open Data – a pilot open data site we’ve been working on with Surrey County Council. The first phase of the project addresses the Local Government Transparency Code. We’re now busy

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Open data in Russia

The process of public data disclosure in Russia were launched by the Presidential decree — to provide public access to open government data… Continue reading on Medium »

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The Open Data Utopia of the Pampas

An Ad Hoc Introduction to Argentine Affairs This post was written by Andres Snitcofsky an open government / data activist in Argentina. See Andres Medium account for more posts – https://medium.com/@rusosnith Since a new government took office in Argentina, a party

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ONE’s Follow the Money Website: Showcasing Open Data Success Stories

Central to OGP is the belief that “good ideas come from everywhere” and we at ONE could not agree more. Our Follow the Money website provides a centralized place to highlight stories about how citizens are successfully using open data

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Open Data goes local in Nepal: Findings of Nepal Open Data Index 2015

The Local Open Data Index Nepal 2015 is a crowdsourced survey that examines the availability of Open Data at city level. The survey was conducted for the first time in Nepal by Open Knowledge Nepal. See our previous post that

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