The buzz around open data has begun to subside. Those voicing cautioning about both the immediate impact and long-term success and utility of open data initiatives are being heard and hopefully, heeded. Even as everything from multilateral data dumps to grassroots data initiatives take off, open data evangelists discover that creating a database does not automatically lead to accessibility, participation or transparency. In the case of international aid data, Stephen Davenport pointed out in the Guardian blog, key questions like "who updates the data?" and "what can they really use it for?” are often left hanging.