Kaitlin Thaney is the director of Mozilla Science Lab and shares how they grown and changed over the past year since their launch in June 2013.
Suzanne Scott's insight:
Mozilla's Code as a Research Object is interesting work, mapping digital objects - code and data workflows to researchers' needs with aim to utilize and improve the language interoperability of open APIs; early prototyping seems relevant to current standards and best practices in information science disciplines to govern metadata.
The Open Data Institute is catalysing the evolution of open data culture to create economic, environmental, and social value. It helps unlock supply, generates demand, creates and disseminates knowledge to address local and global issues.
ODI convenes world-class experts to collaborate, incubate, nurture and mentor new ideas, and promote innovation. We enable anyone to learn and engage with open data, and empower our teams to help others through professional coaching and mentoring.
Founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt, the ODI is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, limited by guarantee company.
OpenIDEO is an open collaboration platform where people contribute research, ideas and inspiration to sponsored global challenges addressing significant social issues and innovations for change. Developed by IDEO, a design and innovation firm, as a way to involve a broader range of people in their work by providing community-based guidance and support resources that action ideas into measured solutions.
Innovation.ca- directory to help businesses connect with participating universities, colleges and research hospitals across Canada as a first step towards establishing research partnerships and collaborations.
Open Knowledge Foundation is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to promoting open data and open content in all forms including government data, publicly funded research and public domain cultural content. Foundation is a leading partner of global resource-sharing projects and tools including:
OpenSpending - tracks and analyses public financial data - budgets, procurement, spending
Partnership for Open Data - with World Bank and Open Data Institute, a 3-year project launched Sept 2013 to help policy makers and citizens in developing countries understand and build on the benefits of open data
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