See on www.opendatanow.com
The world needs a diverse ecosystem of open data and open government solutions to meet the needs of international development‘s many stakeholders. ..This is a very exciting time to be working at the intersection of open data and international development.
See on www.developmentgateway.org
Following the death of Aaron Swartz, an open data activist, the issues around open access and data ownership have been reignited around the world. But for Japan, the seeds of open data just started being planted in the beginning of 2013.
See on globalvoicesonline.org
While many agree that open data can contribute to shorter term goals, such as improving inter-agency transparency and data exchange or engaging citizens on solving concrete problems, making this happen in a more systematic way requires a change of emphasis and a change of leadership.
See on blogs.gartner.com
The Swiss company Paradox Engineering is partnering with the city of San Francisco to pilot a project that uses streetlight poles to develop an expandable wireless network. It’s just one example of how the city is unlocking the power of open data.